Animal Names in Arabic

Animals always deliver as a nice topic of conversation to get some small talk going. Watching cat videos in Arabic is just one of many more reasons to learn all basic animal names in Arabic. For even more animals, take a look at our learning resources for Arabic at the end of the page.
20 Common Animal Names in Arabic
Animal Related Words in Arabic
Mammals in Arabic
Birds in Arabic
Insects in Arabic
Marine Animals in Arabic

20 Common Animal Names in Arabic

dog in Arabic(M) كلب (kalb)
cow in Arabic(F) بقرة (baqara)
pig in Arabic(M) خنزير (khinzir)
cat in Arabic(M) قط (qut)
sheep in Arabic(M) خروف (khuruf)
horse in Arabic(M) حصان (hisan)
monkey in Arabic(M) قرد (qarad)
bear in Arabic(M) دب (daba)
fish in Arabic(F) سمكة (samaka)
lion in Arabic(M) أسد ('asada)
tiger in Arabic(M) نمر (namur)
elephant in Arabic(M) فيل (fil)
mouse in Arabic(M) فأر (far)
pigeon in Arabic(F) حمامة (hamama)
snail in Arabic(M) حلزون (halzun)
spider in Arabic(M) عنكبوت (eankabut)
frog in Arabic(M) ضفدع (dafadae)
snake in Arabic(M) ثعبان (thueban)
crocodile in Arabic(M) تمساح (tamsah)
tortoise in Arabic(F) سلحفاة (salihafa)

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Animal Related Words in Arabic

animal in Arabic(M) حيوان (hayawan)
mammal in Arabic(M) حيوان ثديي (hayawan thadayiy)
bird in Arabic(M) طائر (tayir)
insect in Arabic(F) حشرة (hashara)
reptile in Arabic(M) زاحف (zahif)
zoo in Arabic(F) حديقة حيوان (hadiqat hayawan)
vet in Arabic(M) طبيب بيطري (tabib bytry)
farm in Arabic(F) مزرعة (mazraea)
forest in Arabic(F) غابة (ghaba)
river in Arabic(M) نهر (nahr)
lake in Arabic(F) بحيرة (buhayra)
desert in Arabic(F) صحراء (sahra')
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Mammals in Arabic

panda in Arabic(M) باندا (banda)
giraffe in Arabic(F) زرافة (zirafa)
camel in Arabic(M) جمل (jamal)
wolf in Arabic(M) ذئب (dhiib)
zebra in Arabic(M) حمار وحشي (hammar wahashiun)
polar bear in Arabic(M) دب قطبي (dab qatbi)
kangaroo in Arabic(M) كنغر (kanghar)
rhino in Arabic(M) وحيد القرن (wahid alqarn)
leopard in Arabic(M) فهد (fahd)
cheetah in Arabic(M) فهد (fahd)
donkey in Arabic(M) حمار (hamar)
squirrel in Arabic(M) سنجاب (sanujab)
bat in Arabic(M) خفاش (khafaash)
fox in Arabic(M) ثعلب (thaelab)
hedgehog in Arabic(M) قنفذ (qanafadh)
otter in Arabic(M) ثعلب الماء (thaealib alma')
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Birds in Arabic

duck in Arabic(F) بطة (bata)
chicken in Arabic(F) دجاجة (dijaja)
goose in Arabic(M) إوز ('iuz)
owl in Arabic(F) بومة (bawma)
swan in Arabic(F) إوزة ('iawza)
penguin in Arabic(M) بطريق (batariq)
ostrich in Arabic(F) نعامة (naeama)
raven in Arabic(M) غراب أسود (gharab 'aswad)
pelican in Arabic(F) بجعة (bijea)
flamingo in Arabic(M) البشروس (albashrus)

Insects in Arabic

fly in Arabic(F) ذبابة (dhubaba)
butterfly in Arabic(F) فراشة (farasha)
bee in Arabic(F) نحلة (nhl)
mosquito in Arabic(F) ناموسة (namusa)
ant in Arabic(F) نملة (namla)
dragonfly in Arabic(M) اليعسوب (alyaesub)
grasshopper in Arabic(M) جراد (jarad)
caterpillar in Arabic(M) اليسروع (alysrue)
termite in Arabic(F) أرضة ('urda)
ladybird in Arabic(F) دعسوقة (daesuqa)

Marine Animals in Arabic

whale in Arabic(M) حوت (hawt)
shark in Arabic(M) قرش (qarash)
dolphin in Arabic(M) دلفين (dilafin)
seal in Arabic(F) فقمة (faqima)
jellyfish in Arabic(M) قنديل البحر (qndyl albahr)
octopus in Arabic(M) أخطبوط ('akhtubut)
turtle in Arabic(F) سلحفاة (salihafa)
starfish in Arabic(M) نجم البحر (najam albahr)
crab in Arabic(M) سلطعون (salataeun)

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