Danish Animal Names

Animals always deliver as a nice topic of conversation to get some small talk going. Watching cat videos in Danish is just one of many more reasons to learn all basic animal names in Danish. For even more animals, take a look at our learning resources for Danish at the end of the page.

pig(en) gris (grise)
cow(en) ko (køer)
horse(en) hest (heste)
dog(en) hund (hunde)
sheep(et) får (får)
monkey(en) abe (aber)
cat(en) kat (katte)
bear(en) bjørn (bjørne)
tiger(en) tiger (tigre)
rabbit(en) kanin (kaniner)
lion(en) løve (løver)
elephant(en) elefant (elefanter)
chicken(en) kylling (kyllinger)
duck(en) and (ænder)
butterfly(en) sommerfugl (sommerfugle)
bee(en) bi (bier)
ant(en) myre (myrer)
fish(en) fisk (fisk)
whale(en) hval (hvaler)
shark(en) haj (hajer)
dolphin(en) delfin (delfiner)
spider(en) edderkop (edderkopper)
snake(en) slange (slanger)
snail(en) snegl (snegle)
frog(en) frø (frøer)
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This Danish 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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