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50+ Nifty Animal Names In Arabic

Animal Names in Arabic

If you’re an animal lover, then the idea of learning the basic translations of animal names in Arabic might be tempting. In this article, we’ll satisfy your craving for animal-related trivia by providing you with a comprehensive list of the most common Arabic names for animals. This will not only help you impress your friends, but it may also come in handy if you ever find yourself in an Arabic-speaking country. If you’re ready for that, keep reading below!

Most Common Animals In KSA

KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) is rich, considering both farm and wild animals. Let’s learn about the most common and beautiful animals found in the deserts of Arabs.

Camels

The most common animal of KSA is the camel. You can see camels everywhere, and Arabic people love to domesticate camels and feed and play with them.

Sand Cats

Sand Cats in western KSA are among the most beautiful-looking cats worldwide. As innocent as they may seem, they can be one of the deadliest animals in the deserts.

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Arabian Oryx

Another magnificent animal of KSA is its Arabian oryx, the largest one in the desert. Its white skin reflects the sunlight helping it stay cold in high temperatures.

Arabic Wolves

In Najd and Tabuk, mountainous desert regions are home to the nocturnal (staying up at night) Arabic wolves who love to roam and hunt alone.

Animal names in Arabic

Let’s look at a list of animals in Arabic.

A-B

EnglishArabicRomanization
African Elephantفيل أفريقيFil ‘afriqiun
AlligatorالتمساحAltimsah
AntelopeالظباءAlzaba’
Arctic Wolfذئب القطب الشماليDhib Alqutb Alshamaliu
ArmadilloأرماديلوArmadilu
Asiatic Lionأسد آسيويAsad Asyawyun
BaboonبابونBabun
BadgerبادجرBadajar
BatمضربMidrib
BearدُبٌّDubb
BeaverسمورSmur
Bobcatقط بري أمريكيQat Bariy ‘amrikiun
BullثورThawr
Bull Sharkالقرش الثورAlqirsh Althawr

C-F

EnglishArabicRomanization
CamelجملJamal
ChameleonحرباءHarba’
CheetahالفهدAlfahd
ChihuahuaشيواواShaywawa
ChimpanzeeشمبانزيShambanzi
CowبقرةBaqara
CrocodileتمساحTimsah
DeerالغزالAlghazal
DogكلبKalb
DonkeyحمارHimar
DinosaurديناصورDinasur
EagleنسرNasr
ElephantفيلFil
ElkإلكIilk
Emperor Penguinالإمبراطور البطريقAl’iimbiratur Albatriq
FalconفالكونFalkawn
FoxفوكسFuks

G-K

EnglishArabicRomanization
Giant Pandaباندا ضخمةBanda Dakhmatan
GiraffeزرافةZarafatan
GooseوزةWaza
GorillaغوريلاGhurilaa
Guinea Pigخنزير غينياKhinzir Ghinia
HareأرنبةArnaba
HawkهوكHwk
HedgehogقنفذQanfudh
Hippopotamusفرس نهرFaris Nahr
HorseحصانHisan
HyenaضبعDabe
IguanaالإغواناAl’iighwana
Jackalابن آوىAbn Awaa
JaguarجاكوارJakwar
Jellyfishقناديل البحرQanadil Albahr
KangarooكنغرKinghar
King Cobraملك الكوبراMalik Alkubra
Koala Bearدب الكوالاDabu Alkuala

L-O

EnglishArabicRomanization
LeopardفهدFahd
LionأسدAsad
MarkhorمارخورMarkhur
MartenمارتنMartin
MeerkatميركاتMirkat
MoleخلدKhalad
MoleخلدKhalad
MongooseالنمسAlnims
Monitor Lizardراقب سحليةRaqib Sihlia
MonkeyقردQird
Mooseغزال أمريكي ضخمGhazal ‘amrikiun Dakhm
OkapiأوكابيAwkabi
OkapiأوكابيAwkabi
Orangutanانسان الغابةAinsan Alghaba
Oryxمارية حيوانMariat Hayawan
OtterقندسQundus
OwlبُومَةBuma

P-Z

EnglishArabicRomanization
PandaالبانداAlbanda
PantherالنمرAlnamir
PorcupineالنيصAlnays
PumaبوماBuma
RabbitأرنبArnab
RaccoonالراكونAlraakun
ReindeerالرنةAlrana
Rhinocerosوحيد القرنWahid Alqarn
SheepخروفKharuf
SealختمKhatam
SnakeثعبانThueban
SquirrelسنجابSanujab
TigerنمرNamir
WalrusالفظAlfaz
Wild Boarخنزير بريKhinzir Bariy
Wild Catقطة بريةQitat Bariya
WolfذئبDhib
Zebraالحمار الوحشيAlhimar Alwahshiu

Insects In Arabic

If you know the names of common animals, then you should also learn about the words for common insects in Arabic. Trust me, you don’t want to stay without mosquito repellent simply because you didn’t know how to ask for one.

EnglishArabicRomanization
AntالنملةAlnamla
Bedbugحشرة الفراشHasharat Alfirash
BeeنحلةNahla
BeetleخنفساءKhanfasa’
BugحشرةHashara
Bumblebeeنحلة طنانةNahlat Tanaana
CaterpillarيرقةYarqa
CentipedeحريشHarish
CockroachصرصورSarsur
FlyيطيرYatir
Fruitflyذبابة الفاكهةDhubabat Alfakiha
Leaf Insectنبات الحشراتNabat Alhasharat
LocustالجرادAljarad
MosquitoالبعوضAlbaeud
Mothحشرة العتةHasharat Aleita
Silkwormدودة القزDudat Alqizi
SpiderالعنكبوتAleankabut
Termiteالنمل الأبيضAlnaml Al’abyad
WaspدبورDabuwr
WormدُودَةDuda

List Of Birds In Arabic

Animals in Arabic

Here is a list of all the birds that you should know about. These are the most common birds, so knowing these will help you understand and talk about birds in Arabic.

A-E

EnglishArabicRomanization
BatمضربMidrib
Bluebirdطائر أزرقTayir ‘azraq
Chickفتاة جميلةFatat Jamila
ChickenفرخةFarkha
CockatooكوكاتوKukatu
CraneرافعهRafaeah
CrowكروKrw
CuckooالوقواقAlwaqwaq
DoveحمامةHamama
DrakeدريكDirik
DuckبطةBata
DucklingالبطيطةAlbatita
EagleنسرNasr
Egyptian Vultureالنسر المصريAlnasr Almisriu
Eurasian Hobbyهواية أوراسيةHiwayat ‘uwrasia

F-N

EnglishArabicRomanization
FalconفالكونFalkawn
FlamingoفلامنغوFlaminghu
GanderالمغفلAlmughafal
GooseوزةWaza
Great Egretالبلشون الأبيض العظيمAlbalshun Al’abyad Aleazim
GrebeالغطاسAlghataas
GullنورسNuras
Hawk-Cuckoo, Brain Feverهوك-الوقواق ، حمى الدماغHuki-Aluqwaq , Hamaa Aldimagh
HenدجاجةDajaja
Heronمالك الحزينMalik Alhazin
HoopoeالهدهدAlhadhad
Hornbillطائر البوقير الأسودTayir Albuqir Al’aswad
Hummingbirdالطائر الطنانAltaayir Altanaan
KingfisherالرفرافAlrafraf
Kiteطائرة ورقيةTayirat Waraqia
KiwiكيويKywy
LarkقبرةQubra
Male Falconذكر الصقرDhakr Alsaqr
MynahمينهMinih
NightingaleالعندليبAleandalib

O-Z

EnglishArabicRomanization
OspreyاوسبريAwsbiri
OstrichنعامةNaeama
OwlبُومَةBuma
ParrotببغاءBabagha’
PartridgeالحجلAlhajal
PeacockالطاووسAltaawws
PelicanالبجعAlbajae
PenguinالبطريقAlbatariq
Peregrine FalconالشاهينAlshaahin
Pewitالبويت طائرAlbuyit Tayir
PigeonحمامةHamama
Quailطائر السمانTayir Alsaman
Ravenغراب أسودGhurab ‘aswad
RobinروبنRubin
RoosterالديكAldiyk
Sandpipeماسورة الرملMasurat Alraml
SeagullالنورسAlnuwras
SkylarkسكايلاركSkaylark
SparrowعصفورEusfur
Storkطائر اللقلقTayir Alluqlaq
SwallowابتلاعAbtilae
SwanبجعةBujeatan
Tailorbirdطائر الخياطTayir Alkhayaat
Turkeyديك رومىDik Rumaa
VultureنسرNasr
WagtailالذعرةAldhuera
WeaverويفرWayafar
Woodpeckerنقار الخشبNaqaar Alkhashab

Wrapping Up

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