Animal Names in Turkish

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

20 Common Animal Names in Turkish

dog in Turkishköpek
cow in Turkishinek
pig in Turkishdomuz
cat in Turkishkedi
sheep in Turkishkoyun
horse in Turkishat
monkey in Turkishmaymun
bear in Turkishayı
fish in Turkishbalık
lion in Turkishaslan
tiger in Turkishkaplan
elephant in Turkishfil
mouse in Turkishfare
pigeon in Turkishgüvercin
snail in Turkishsalyangoz
spider in Turkishörümcek
frog in Turkishkurbağa
snake in Turkishyılan
crocodile in Turkishtimsah
tortoise in Turkishkara kaplumbağası

Animal Related Words in Turkish

animal in Turkishhayvan
mammal in Turkishmemeli
bird in Turkishkuş
insect in Turkishböcek
reptile in Turkishsürüngen
zoo in Turkishhayvanat bahçesi
vet in Turkishveteriner
farm in Turkishçiftlik
forest in Turkishorman
river in Turkishnehir
lake in Turkishgöl
desert in Turkishçöl

Mammals in Turkish

panda in Turkishpanda
giraffe in Turkishzürafa
camel in Turkishdeve
wolf in Turkishkurt
zebra in Turkishzebra
polar bear in Turkishkutup ayısı
kangaroo in Turkishkanguru
rhino in Turkishgergedan
leopard in Turkishleopar
cheetah in Turkishçita
donkey in Turkisheşek
squirrel in Turkishsincap
bat in Turkishyarasa
fox in Turkishtilki
hedgehog in Turkishkirpi
otter in Turkishsu samuru

Birds in Turkish

duck in Turkishördek
chicken in Turkishtavuk
goose in Turkishkaz
owl in Turkishbaykuş
swan in Turkishkuğu
penguin in Turkishpenguen
ostrich in Turkishdevekuşu
raven in Turkishkuzgun
pelican in Turkishkaşıkçı kuşu
flamingo in Turkishflaman kuşu

Insects in Turkish

fly in Turkishsinek
butterfly in Turkishkelebek
bee in Turkisharı
mosquito in Turkishsivrisinek
ant in Turkishkarınca
dragonfly in Turkishyusufçuk
grasshopper in Turkishçekirge
caterpillar in Turkishtırtıl
termite in Turkishtermit
ladybird in Turkishuğur böceği

Marine Animals in Turkish

whale in Turkishbalina
shark in Turkishköpek balığı
dolphin in Turkishyunus balığı
seal in Turkishfok
jellyfish in Turkishdeniz anası
octopus in Turkishahtapot
turtle in Turkishkaplumbağa
starfish in Turkishdeniz yıldızı
crab in Turkishyengeç

Turkish Vocabulary Books

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