Malay Tongue Twisters

Original: Buaya biawak, buaya biawak, buaya biawak, …
English: Crocodile lizard, crocodile lizard, crocodile lizard, …
Original: Pokok Kopi, Pokok Kopi, Pokok Kopi, …
English: Coffee tree, coffee tree, coffee tree (repeat many times)
Original: Cuka, kicap, cuka, kicap, cuka, kicap, …
English: Cuka (Vinegar), kicap (soy sauce), …
Original: Lori, lori, lori, lori, …
English: Lorry, lorry, lorry, ...)
Original: Kambing kerbau, kambing kerbau, kambing kerbau, …
English: Goat buffalo, goat buffalo, goat buffalo, …
Original: Lori lalu lalang layu.
English: The lallang withers when the lorry passes by.
Original: Kakak ku kata, kuku kaki ku kotor. Ku kikis kuku kotor kaki ku.
English: My sister said, my toenails are dirty. Then I shaped my dirty toenails.
Original: Ular lari lurus, ular lari lurus, …
English: The snake runs straight. The snake runs straight. …
Original: Babu bebal bubuh bubur bibir baba
English: Babu (the idiot) puts the porridge unto the Baba's lips.
Original: Tekukur ketitir, tekukur ketitir, tekukur ketitir …
English: cuckoo-dove turtle-dove, cuckoo dove turtle-dove, cuckoo-dove turtle-dove …
Original: Buaya buaian biawak, buaya buaian biawak, …
English: Crocodile cradle/swing lizard, crocodile cradle/swing lizard, …
Original: Bila Billy balek ka Bali Billy boleh beli bola-bola.
English: When Billy returns from Bali, Billy can buy (some) balls.
Original: Tujuh puluh tujuh buluh luruh
English: seventy-seven bamboos fall