Arabic Animal Names

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.

pig(M) خنزير (khinzir)
cow(F) بقرة (baqara)
horse(M) حصان (hisan)
dog(M) كلب (kalb)
sheep(M) خروف (khuruf)
monkey(M) قرد (qarad)
cat(M) قط (qut)
bear(M) دب (daba)
tiger(M) نمر (namur)
rabbit(M) أرنب ('arnab)
lion(M) أسد ('asada)
elephant(M) فيل (fil)
chicken(F) دجاجة (dijaja)
duck(F) بطة (bata)
butterfly(F) فراشة (farasha)
bee(F) نحلة (nhl)
ant(F) نملة (namla)
fish(F) سمكة (samaka)
whale(M) حوت (hawt)
shark(M) قرش (qarash)
dolphin(M) دلفين (dilafin)
spider(M) عنكبوت (eankabut)
snake(M) ثعبان (thueban)
snail(M) حلزون (halzun)
frog(M) ضفدع (dafadae)
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Arabic Vocabulary Books

Learn Arabic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Arabic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Arabic word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Arabic words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Arabic Vocabulary Book

Arabic Vocabulary Book

This Arabic vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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