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Russian tongue twisters (скороговорки)

Карл у Кла́ры укра́л кора́ллы, а Кла́ра у Ка́рла укра́ла кларне́т
(Karl u Klary ukral korally, a Klara u Karla ukrala klarinet)
Carl stole corals from Clara, and Clara stole a clarinet from Carl

Корабли́ лави́ровали, лави́ровали, да не вы́лавировали
(Korabli lavirovali, lavirovali, da ne vylavirovali)

Шла Са́ша по шоссе́ и соса́ла со́ску
(Šla Saša po šosse i sosala sosku)
Sasha was walking down the highway and had a pacifier in her mouth

У пе́репела|перепе́ла|перепела́ и перепёлки пять перепеля́т
(U perepela i perepëlki pjat' perepeljat)
A quail and a female quail have five little quails

У Сашки в карма́шке ши́шки да ша́шки
(U Saški v karmaške šiški da šaški)
Sasha has cones for checkers in his packet

В се́меро сане́й се́меро Семёнов с уса́ми усе́лись в са́ни са́ми
(V semero sanej semero Semëenov s usami uselis' v sani sami)
Seven Semens with moustaches got in the sleigh themselves

На мели́ мы нали́ма лени́во лови́ли,
Меня́ли нали́ма вы мне на линя́.
О любви́ не меня́ ли вы ми́ло моли́ли,
И в тума́ны лима́на мани́ли меня́?

(Na meli my nalima lenivo lovili,
Menjali nalima vy mne na linja.
O ljubvi ne menja li vy milo molili,
I v tumany limana manili menja?)


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