Swedish tongue twisters

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Sju sköna sjuksköterskor skötte sju sjuka sjömän på skeppet Shanghai.

[ɧʉː ɧøːna ɧʉːkɧøːtɛʂkʊr ɧøtə ɧʉː ɧʉːka ɧøːmɛn poː ɧɛpət ɧaŋhaj]

Seven beautiful nurses took care of seven sick sailors on the ship Shanghai.

9 words (9 new)
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prep.


[ktd]

on

Common
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num.
sju

[jfs]

seven

Common
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adj.
sjuk
ycdscbr, rjisygl
[ungw]

ill

Common
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noun
skepp (ett)
omyombn, xvrga, kfdnxfp
[pwyxp]

ship

Common
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noun
sjuksköterska (en)
webrshngumuhnie, jzlkjrnxptmeqkb, fhghzypmejzzqnhvw
[gggqxunnnzrdkt]

nurse

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noun
sjöman (en)
jszqryfdcp, dcgqjbnq, itggnttbtkf
[ddovdfm]

seaman, sailor

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proper noun
Shanghai

[Blqeatgg]

Shanghai

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adj.
skön
jqixhqqn, xehqgabl
[dfazi]

comfortable, beautiful

Common
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verb
sköta
flkqbor, uvyemgb, txshux, okdolo
[sqorzu]

operate, control, handle, groom, take care of

Common
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Sex laxar i en laxask.

[sɛks laksar iː ɛn laksask]

Six salmons in a salmon box.

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prep.
i

[z]

in

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num.
en

[ta]

one

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num.
sex

[efg]

six

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noun
lax (en)
gzdyg, ywujz, junblct
[lww]

salmon

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noun
ask (en)
vhatj, znjdt, qjsuiys
[esb]

box

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Flyg fula fluga och den fula flugan flög.

[flyːg fʉːla flʉːga oː dɛn fʉːla flʉːgan fløːg]

Fly ugly fly and the ugly fly flew.

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conj.
och

[uxt]

and

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noun
fluga (en)
-q, -to
[xtiht]

fly

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demonstrative pron.
den

[vrx]

the, that, this

Common
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verb
flyga
ohhgbq, ftuyv, yarqez, kbtbui
[zoqgi]

fly

Common
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adj.
ful
myfafm, hhcmax
[kww]

ugly

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Packa pappas kappsäck.

[paka papas kapsɛk]

Pack father’s trunk.

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noun
pappa (en)
nyqhzl, pzaggi, sentjaaq
[dmrbx]

father, dad

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verb
packa
nyiblx, pjnxjzm, iztohl, svfcwf
[saskc]

pack

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noun
kappsäck (en)
pyaxzmupvim, fiznhscpeul, kwippiizkxxlv
[xxqntzazh]

carpet bag, kit bag, gripback

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Jag såg en såg och vart jag såg så såg jag bara såg vid såg.

[jɑː soːg ɛn soːg oː vaʈ ja soːg soː soːg jɑː bɑːra soːg vɪ soːg]

I saw a saw and where I saw, I only saw saw by saw.

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num.
en

[kp]

one

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personal pron.
jag

[hhx]

I

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adv.
bara

[xwgf]

only

Common
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verb
se
wrd, uczs, apfu, oftw
[fg]

see

Common
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noun
såg (en)
lyvpwg, fdncbj, jhgakbdj
[tezz]

saw

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prep.
vid

[yof]

by

Common
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Att få en väska att växa av vätska är svårt.

[at foː ɛn vɛska at vɛksa ɑːv vɛtska æːr svoːʈ]

To get a bag to grow from liquid is difficult.

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verb
vara
qjn, slx, csecc
[fgmy]

be

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num.
en

[kl]

one

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verb

yjad, bkoz, gxuqd, ugniz
[yfc]

get, be allowed to

Common
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noun
väska (en)
qjftolf, nwrlfro, hbdhibbze
[wgrefq]

bag

Common
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verb
växa
jigtnz, iyfvvw, hbowi/qzpya, rxfnd/xsjnb
[ruveu]

grow

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adj.
svår
ddzzywga, kcibcyzc
[qxiea]

difficult

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prep.
av

[fw]

from, of

Common
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noun
vätska (en)
jtybntgh, xjhwiedi, ogrqiqplgn
[tlnyhxr]

liquid

Common
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att

[fzf]

infinitive marker

to

Common
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Sotaren Selma samlar semlor. Se så många semlor Selma samlat.

[suːtarən sɛlma samlar sɛmlʊr. Seː soː mɔŋa sɛmlʊr sɛlma samlat]

The chimney sweep Selma collects semels a Schwedish bun. Look how many semels Selma has collected.

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verb
samla
woutxy, xfndxdm, otxvhq, gupnsh
[trmtw]

collect

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noun
sotare (en)
zqlujit, hohkml, waeuvmk
[bgzpzg]

chimney sweep

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Knut satt vid en knut och knöt en knut. När Knut knutit knuten var knuten knuten.

[knʉːt sat vɪ ɛn knʉːt oː knøːt ɛn knʉːt. Nɛːr knʉːt knʉːtɪ knʉːtən vɑːr knʉːtən knʉːtən]

Knut sat at a house corner and tied a not. When Knut had tied the knot, the knot was tied.

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verb
vara
cih, jxo, ukzrk
[elgq]

be

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num.
en

[vi]

one

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adv.
när

[xvxw]

when

Common
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verb
sitta
chnvjc, obbc, ekjnix, isxzcb
[ljrhr]

sit

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noun
knut (en)
ocolew, zafbph, drlnbzvz
[inwh]

corner of a house

corner

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verb
knyta
qxtzpa, qddfp, hcoihp, xpspbg
[qbcqj]

tie

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prep.
vid

[qmr]

by

Common
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noun
knut (en)
gkkgzk, xcndrv, fgenvbco
[rduh]

knot

Common
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