Animal Names in Latvian

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

20 Common Animal Names in Latvian


EnglishLatvian  
dog in Latvian(M) suns
cow in Latvian(F) govs
pig in Latvian(F) cūka
cat in Latvian(M) kaķis
sheep in Latvian(F) aita
horse in Latvian(M) zirgs
monkey in Latvian(M) pērtiķis
bear in Latvian(M) lācis
fish in Latvian(F) zivs
lion in Latvian(F) lauva
tiger in Latvian(M) tīģeris
elephant in Latvian(M) zilonis
mouse in Latvian(F) pele
pigeon in Latvian(M) balodis
snail in Latvian(M) gliemezis
spider in Latvian(M) zirneklis
frog in Latvian(F) varde
snake in Latvian(F) čūska
crocodile in Latvian(M) krokodils
tortoise in Latvian(M) sauszemes bruņurupucis

Animal Related Words in Latvian


EnglishLatvian  
animal in Latvian(M) dzīvnieks
mammal in Latvian(M) zīdītājs
bird in Latvian(M) putns
insect in Latvian(M) kukainis
reptile in Latvian(M) rāpulis
zoo in Latvian(M) zoo dārzs
vet in Latvian(M) veterinārs
farm in Latvian(F) ferma
forest in Latvian(M) mežs
river in Latvian(F) upe
lake in Latvian(M) ezers
desert in Latvian(M) tuksnesis

Mammals in Latvian


EnglishLatvian  
panda in Latvian(F) panda
giraffe in Latvian(F) žirafe
camel in Latvian(M) kamielis
wolf in Latvian(M) vilks
zebra in Latvian(F) zebra
polar bear in Latvian(M) polārlācis
kangaroo in Latvian(M) ķengurs
rhino in Latvian(M) degunradzis
leopard in Latvian(M) leopards
cheetah in Latvian(M) gepards
donkey in Latvian(M) ēzelis
squirrel in Latvian(F) vāvere
bat in Latvian(M) sikspārnis
fox in Latvian(F) lapsa
hedgehog in Latvian(M) ezis
otter in Latvian(M) ūdrs

Birds in Latvian


EnglishLatvian  
duck in Latvian(F) pīle
chicken in Latvian(F) vista
goose in Latvian(F) zoss
owl in Latvian(F) pūce
swan in Latvian(M) gulbis
penguin in Latvian(M) pingvīns
ostrich in Latvian(M) strauss
raven in Latvian(M) krauklis
pelican in Latvian(M) pelikāns
flamingo in Latvian(M) flamings

Insects in Latvian


EnglishLatvian  
fly in Latvian(F) muša
butterfly in Latvian(M) tauriņš
bee in Latvian(F) bite
mosquito in Latvian(M) ods
ant in Latvian(F) skudra
dragonfly in Latvian(F) spāre
grasshopper in Latvian(M) sienāzis
caterpillar in Latvian(M) kāpurs
termite in Latvian(M) termīts
ladybird in Latvian(F) mārīte


Marine Animals in Latvian


EnglishLatvian  
whale in Latvian(M) valis
shark in Latvian(F) haizivs
dolphin in Latvian(M) delfīns
seal in Latvian(M) ronis
jellyfish in Latvian(F) medūza
octopus in Latvian(M) astoņkājis
turtle in Latvian(M) bruņurupucis
starfish in Latvian(F) jūras zvaigzne
crab in Latvian(M) krabis


Animal Names in Latvian

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