Dutch Animal Names

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

pig(het) varken (varkens)
cow(de) koe (koeien)
horse(het) paard (paarden)
dog(de) hond (honden)
sheep(het) schaap (schapen)
monkey(de) aap (apen)
cat(de) kat (katten)
bear(de) beer (beren)
tiger(de) tijger (tijgers)
rabbit(het) konijn (konijnen)
lion(de) leeuw (leeuwen)
elephant(de) olifant (olifanten)
chicken(de) kip (kippen)
duck(de) eend (eenden)
butterfly(de) vlinder (vlinders)
bee(de) bij (bijen)
ant(de) mier (mieren)
fish(de) vis (vissen)
whale(de) walvis (walvissen)
shark(de) haai (haaien)
dolphin(de) dolfijn (dolfijnen)
spider(de) spin (spinnen)
snake(de) slang (slangen)
snail(de) slak (slakken)
frog(de) kikker (kikkers)
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Learn Dutch - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Dutch word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Dutch 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.
Dutch Vocabulary Book

Dutch Vocabulary Book

This Dutch 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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