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« on: September 01, 2010, 06:01:01 pm »

Note: while I have done my best to make the sentences make sense (and maybe even so in fun ways), I developed these tongue-twisting sentences primarily for phonetic practice.  However, feel free to use them where you please Smiley


'LL: Plltxe: hllteyä kllte sì txll'u hu ewll kxll soli.

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'RR: Mrra frrtu sì lrrtok amrr sì mrra ngrr sì vrrtep amrr, wrrpa fawnrrfena 'Rrta, prrkxentrrkrr si srrìri nìhrrap.  Fol fa(s)yrrfen 'Rrtati krro krro.

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NB: Our forum Skxawng has spoken this one too.

'LL and 'RR together: Teri prrplla prrwll wrrpa plltxe!

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Minimal, using mostly T, U, L, and E: Tute lu tete ulte tute lu teng.  Tute lu tute te tupe?

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Pxaya vowels: Ayu soaiä ayoehu räpìyey nìmeoauniaea.

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Pxaya vowels nì'ul: 'Eoioa meoauniaeaoio oe 'ieia.

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Txan teri C (TS): Oe solìlpey tsnì tstewa tsmukan luke tstxo tsraymì namatsew tspivang, slä tstal tskosì swizaw ke tsamun tslivam.

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Txan teri G (NG): Ngima ngawng mì ngengeyä ngima ngäng lu ngul.  Nìngay ngal nantangit ngolängop nang!

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Pxaya pxorpam: Nìkeftxo pxia atxkxe atxur pxolor.  Lalmu atxkxeyä pxunur spxina stxeli sì pxaya ayìpxa sì kxa a poltxe nìtxan sì letxepa sxkxawng.  Set ultxa si kxitx kxututa.

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The Break Consonant (Glottal Stop): 'Ivong 'oma Na'vi nì'i'a, taluna olo' alu Rina' a'o' na'rìngmì lu 'e'al nìngay ulte prrte' oeri re'o livu.

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... in an 'i'a pattern: Nì'i'a hì'ia tì'i'a a'a'aw 'i'a.

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K-vowel: Vulka ke kä ko, ki kä ka ram ko!

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Ay, ay, AY!: Ayikranay nìngay tswayayon ayfayfyavay ahay hayalo.  Lu yayayr srak?  hayalovay Smiley

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'AW! That hurt...not Wink: Kawkrr law nawnìna oe syaw 'awlo pxaw aungia awngeyä.  Sawtuteyä tsawla ayausiyu atspawnang nìhawng tamìng aungia ulte oe 'olefu rawke.

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Ä, with some E and I thrown in: Oe ätxäle säpi äieio sì swirä asyä'ä, ulte kivä nìngäzìk, ulte rä'ä miväkxu oe.

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O (make it pure, rutxe, as in the audio below!), and poetic, too: Kop, rewon lefpom oeru.  Tseo olo'ä nì'awlo lu 'o'.  Nìkeftxo, laroa mefo melo mamakto mìso.  Ha, kivä ko! 'EKO! 'EKO! 'EKO!

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U (make it pure, rutxe!), and poetic, too: Lu oeru 'upxare mì uk, ulte ultxa lu tsatseng teri toruk.  Ziva'u, ma tsmuk, ulte lu txur, taluna kawnga ayunil lu tsatsengur!

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EY sì EW: Pey, fu Txewì nìyew ftxivey kxeyeyt atstew.

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One FWom FWommer: Fwäkì ke fwefwi.

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Another canon tongue-twister (no N is pronounced as an M here): Pori pxunpxaw lu pxawpxun.

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Any others out there?


EDIT: Grammar keyey, added audio examples...

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« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2010, 01:13:20 am »

Note to mods: this thread has radically changed and may need to be moved (I would recommend to http://forum.learnnavi.org/pronunciation-phonetics/ if a mod wants to move it)

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« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2010, 12:38:28 pm »

Grin They are txtantsan!!!

aymìnyu ftxìyä – tongue twister Tongue
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fwa fmi lu fwa flä

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« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2010, 04:43:34 pm »

Srane.  Faylì'u meykìn ftxì kxasì ngari nìwotx XD

Long word sentence: Po tireapäpeykiyevängkxeio nìtsìzazampuvozampxezamkivomrrve.
(Mind the fact that the long words are constructed Tongue)

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« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2010, 09:39:40 pm »

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Txan teri G (NG): Ngima ngawng mì ngeyä ngima ngäng lu ngul.  Nìngay nga nantang ngolängop nang!
Shouldn't it be "Nìngay ngal nantangit ngolängop nang!"?
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« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2010, 11:54:07 pm »

Edited the case markings.  Good catch...

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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2010, 12:49:19 am »

Tute lu tete ulte tute lu teng.  Tute lu tute te tupe?

Na'vi tonguetwister!  Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2010, 11:07:51 am »

Note to mods: this thread has radically changed and may need to be moved (I would recommend to http://forum.learnnavi.org/pronunciation-phonetics/ if a mod wants to move it)

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« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2010, 01:49:46 pm »

Constructing such things is a bit of a hobbytsyìp of mine, in any language (including Klingon). Here're some I have for Na'vi:

'Eoioa meoauniaeaeo oe 'ieia

Ikranay nìngay tswayayon ayfayfyavay ahay hayalo

Nì'i'a hì'ia tì'i'a a'a'aw 'i'a

Tse sre sìsrese'a tsre'i sre'it uo 'uo a äo 'ä'o
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« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2010, 11:10:49 pm »

Added most of yours and some more Grin

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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2010, 04:16:38 pm »

Ooooh, I like this thread! Lots of fun.

One of my own:
Lots of t, s, and ts: tsun tsawkel tskxeti sivar sutehu tayomì
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« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2010, 04:20:36 pm »

I failed almost everyone cause I was smiling so big >_<
Like every foreign language, Na'vi makes me smile ... Tongue

edit: minor error:
[[Kop, rewon lefopm oeru.]]
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« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2010, 09:59:16 pm »

My tounge is stuck Tongue
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« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2010, 02:05:53 pm »

These are really nice to practice, but also a bit discouraging ='D ahah
Great thread!
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« Reply #14 on: November 08, 2010, 10:34:47 pm »

Wow... Seabass, the Na'vi tounge-twister champion of not only 'Rta, but Pandora, too!
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