Japanese Tongue Twisters – Persimmons

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Japanese Tongue Twisters – 隣の客はよく柿食う客だ – Review Notes

Do you like tongue twisters? Today we learned about Japanese tongue twisters 早口言葉 (Hayakuchi Kotoba) and we learned how to say one of them!

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早口言葉 (Hayakuchi Kotoba)

hayakuchi kotoba

Tongue Twister in Japanese is 早口言葉 (Hayakuchi Kotoba) – literally, “fast mouth words”

There are many Tongue Twisters in Japanese! Just like in English, you shouldn’t think too deeply about the meaning because they were just made to sound silly!

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The Persimmon Tongue Twister

tonari no kyaku

隣の客はよく柿食う客だ (tonari no kyaku wa yoku kaki kuu kyaku da) means “The customer next to me eats a lot of persimmons.”

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The only way to get good at tongue twisters is to practice saying them out loud many times! Watch the video a few times and try practicing saying this tongue twister on your own!

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Conclusion:

Next week we will learn another Japanese tongue twister! Until then, keep practicing this one so that you can say it fast!

Want more Japanese Tongue Twisters?

Pajama Tongue Twister

Raw Tongue Twister

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