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Tongue twister

Something to pass time today, as it is raining and cold, 06/04.

As in most languages, Greek has plenty of tongue twisters. Children learn them from an early age.

Have a try, to help loosen your tongue into pronunciation.

We’ll start with an easy one –

Άσπρη πέτρα ξέξασπρη κι απ’ τον ήλιο ξεξασπρότερη. Which translated says: White stone, whiter than white, and from the sun whiter.

Your turn: Aspree petra kseksaspree, ki(ck) ap ton eelio kseksasproteree.


About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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