Chinese Tongue-twister 四和十 (Sì hé shí) Four and Ten

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

四和十 (Sì hé shí) Four and Ten
Sì shì sì, shí shì shí, shí  sì shì shí sì,   sì shí shì sì shí,
四 是 四, 十 是 十,十 四 是 十 四,四 十 是 四 十,
Four is four, ten is ten, fourteen is fourteen, forty is forty.
shí sì bú shì sì shí , sì shí bú shì shí sì,
十  四 不 是  四 十  , 四 十  不 是  十  四
Fourteen is not forty, forty is not fourteen.

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