Chinese Tongue Twisters

Top 20 Chinese Tongue Twisters to Try Out in 2022


Tongue twisters are indeed a jumble of words or syllables that rhyme. The first consonant is repeated in these poems, which is called alliterative. Tone is given to Chinese tongue twisters, making them much more enjoyable to learn!

In addition, Tongue twisters have a number of advantages, including strengthening the muscles involved in speaking, which can aid with pronunciation and training the brain to distinguish different sounds.



Furthermore, tongue twisters have a rhyme because they have diction and articulation, and practicing them can help you improve your pronunciation. Here is a list of the top Chinese tongue twisters to try out:

1. 四是四,十是十,十四是十四,四十是四十 谁把十四说“十适”,就打他十四 谁把四十说“适十”,就打他四十

Pronunciation: Si shi si, shi shi shi, shisi shi shisi, sishi shi sishi; shei ba shisi shuo “shi shi”, jiu da ta shisi;shei ba sishi shuo “shi shi”, jiu da ta sishi



2. 吃葡萄吐葡萄皮儿,

不吃葡萄不吐葡萄皮儿。

吃葡萄不吐葡萄皮儿,

不吃葡萄倒吐葡萄皮儿。

Pronunciation: Chi putao tu putao pi er,bu chi putao bu tu putao pi er.chi putao bu tu putao pi erbu chi putao dao tu putao pi er.

3. 八百标兵奔北,炮兵并排北边跑

炮兵怕把标兵碰,标兵怕碰炮兵炮。

Pronunciation: Babai biaobing ben bei, paobing bingpai beibian paopaobing pa ba biaobing peng, biaobing pa peng paobing pao.



4. 绕口令

Pronunciation: Rao kou ling

5. 出租车

Pronunciation: Chu zu che



6. 绕口令

Pronunciation: Rao kou ling

7. 黑化肥/发灰/会挥发,灰化肥/挥发/会发黑。

Pronunciation: Hei hua fei / fa hui / hui hui fa, hui hua fei / hui fa / hui fa hei.

8. 条裤子/八条缝,横缝上面/有竖缝。缝了横缝/缝竖缝,缝了竖缝/缝横缝。

Pronunciation: Yi tiao ku zi / ba tiao feng, heng feng shang mian / you shu feng, feng le heng feng / feng shu feng, feng le shu feng / feng heng feng.

9. 牛郎/恋刘娘,刘娘/念牛郎。牛郎/年年/恋刘娘,刘娘/年年/念牛郎。郎恋娘来/娘念郎,念娘恋娘/念郎恋郎,念恋/娘郎。

Pronunciation: Niu lang / lian liu niang, liu niang / nian niu lang. niu lang / nian nian / lian liu niang, liu niang / nian nian / nian niu lang. lang lian niang lai / niang nian lang, nian niang lian niang / nian lang lian lang, nian lian / niang lang.

10. 蓝教练/是女教练,吕教练/是男教练。蓝教练/不是男教练,吕教练/不是女教练。蓝南/是男篮主力,吕楠/是女篮主力。吕教练/在男篮/训练蓝南,蓝教练/在女篮/训练吕楠。

Pronunciation: Lan jiao lian / shi nu jiao lian, lu jiao lian / shì nan jiao lian. lan jiao lian / bu shi nan jiao lian, lu jiao lian / bu shi nu jiao lian. lan nan / shi nan lan zhu lì, lu nan / shi nu lan zhu lì. lu jiao lian / zai nan lan / xun lian lan nan, lan jiao lian / zai nu lan / xun lian luu nan.

11. 小光/和/小刚,抬着水桶/上岗。上山岗,歇歇凉,拿起竹竿/玩打仗。乒乒乒,乓乓乓,打来打去/砸了缸。小光/怪小刚,小刚/怪小光,小光/小刚/都怪竹竿和水缸。

Pronunciation: Xiao guang / he / xiao gang, taai zhe shuii tung / shang gang. shang shan gang, xie xie liang, na qi zhu gan / wan da zhang. ping ping ping, pang pang pang, da laai da qu / za le gang. xiao guang /guai xiao gang, xiao gang /guai xiaao guang, xiao guang / xiao gang / dou guai zhu gan he shui gang.

12. 天上/一个盆,地下/一个棚。盆碰棚,棚碰盆。棚倒了,盆碎了。是/棚赔盆,还是/盆赔棚

Pronunciation: TiAn shang / yi ge pen, di xia / yi ge peng. pen peng peng, peng peng pen. peng dao le, pen sui le. shi / peng pei pen, hei shi / pen pei peng

13. 天津/和/北京,津京/两个音。一是/前鼻音,一是/后鼻音。如果/分不清,请你/认真听。

Pronunciation: Tian jin / he bei jing, jin jing / liang ge yin. yi shi / qian bi yin, yi shi / hou bi yin. ru guo / fen bu qing, qing ni / ren zhen ting.

14. 晶晶/和/欣欣,一起/看星星。天上/星星/亮晶晶,晶晶/欣欣/数星星。

Pronunciation: Jing jing / he / xin xin, yi qi / kan xing xing. tian shang / xing xing / liang jing jing, jing jing / xin xin / shu xing xing.

15. 老罗/拉了/一车梨,老李/拉了/一车栗。老罗/人称大力罗,老李/人称李大力。老罗拉梨/做梨酒,老李拉栗/去换梨。

Pronunciation: lao luo / la le / yi che li, lao li / la le / yii che li. lao luo / ren cheng da li luo, lao li / ren cheng li da li. lao luo la li / zuo li jiu, lao li la li / qu huan li.

16. 妈妈/骑马,马慢/妈妈骂马。妞妞/轰牛,牛拗妞/妞拧牛。舅舅/捉鸠,鸠飞舅/舅揪鸠。姥姥/喝酪,酪落姥/姥捞酪。

Pronunciation: Ma ma / qi maa, maa man / ma ma ma ma. niu niu / hong niu, niu niu niu / nuu nung niu. jiu jiu / huo jiu, jiu fei jiu / jiu jiu jiu. lao lao / he lao, lao luo lao / lao lao lao.

17. 媽媽騎馬,馬慢,媽媽罵馬。

Pronunciation: Ma ma qi mau, ma maan, ma maa ma ma.

18. 吃 葡 萄 不 吐 葡 萄 皮 ,不 吃 葡 萄 倒 吐 葡 萄 皮。

Pronunciation: Chi pu tao bu tu pu tao pi, bu chi pu tao dao tu pu tao pi.

19. 知道就說知道,不知道就說不知道。不要知道說不知道,也不要不知道說知道, 你知道不知道

Pronunciation: Zhī dao jiu shuo zhi dao, bu zhi dao jiu shuo bu zhi dao. bu yao zhi dao shuo bu zhi dao, ye bu yaao bu zhi dao shuo zhi dao, ni zhidao bu zhidao

20. 是十石獅子。

Pronunciation: Shi shi shi shizi.

In conclusion, Chinese tongue twisters may be thought of as a brain muscle workout to coordinate words and improvise the pronunciation of various words and sounds. Chinese people who are suffering from pronunciation barrier can easily practice these tongue twisters.



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