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Animal Names Vocabulary List

For beginners: Learn a few common animal names in Japanese
動物doubutsu
JAPANESE ANIMAL NAMES

1 minute Japanese: Basic animal names in Japanese

 
 

A

 

alligator ワニwani
||
THANKS TO
Tenshi Rafael
ant
アリ ari
armadillo
アルマジロarumajiro
||
THANKS TO Tenshi
Rafael
 

N

 

Nautilusオウムガイ
oumugai
|| THANKS
TO Uichee (Vijay)!

Newt
イモリ imori
|| THANKS TO Alan Mogi!
Nightingale
サヨナキドリ or ナイチンゲール sayonakidori
or naichinge-ru
|| THANKS TO Uichee (Vijay)!
 

B

 

batこうもり koumori || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

bear
kuma
birds
tori
birdschickenニワトリ niwa
tori

birdscranetsuru
birdseaglewashi
birds
hawk
taka
birdsowlフクロウ fukurou
birdssparrowスズメ suzume
birdsstorkコウノトリ kou
no tori

birdsswan白鳥 haku chou
 

O

 

Octopus – 蛸 tako
|| THANKS
TO Alan Mogi!

Orangutanオランウータン oranu-tan
|| THANKS TO Uichee (Vijay)!


Otter
   -川獺 kawauso ||
THANKS TO Alan Mogi!

Oriole
コウライウグイス kouraiugaisu
|| THANKS TO Uichee (Vijay)!
Ostrich
ダチョウ dachou
|| THANKS TO Uichee (Vijay)!
Otter
川獺 kawauso
|| THANKS TO Uichee (Vijay)!
Owl
フクロウ fukurou
|| THANKS TO Uichee (Vijay)!
 

C

 

cat
neko more…
camel
ラクダ rakuda
cow
ushi
crab
カニ kani
crow
からす karasu || THANKS
TO
Tenshi Rafael
 

P

 

pandaパンダ panda || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

penguin
ペンギン pengin || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

pig
buta
polar (white) bear
白熊 shiro kuma
 

D

 

dinosaurs恐竜
kyou ryuu
dog
inu
dolphin
イルカ iruka
donkey
ロバ roba
dragon
ryuu
duck
アヒル ahiru || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael
 

Q

 

quail
uzura
 

E

 

elephant
zou
 

R

 

rabbitウサギ
usagi
rat / mouse
ネズミ nezumi
rhino
サイ sai
 

F

 

foxkitsune
|| THANKS TO
Fox
D. Nights

frogカエル kaeru
firefly
hotaru
|| THANKS TO Tenshi Rafael
fish
sakana
fishcarpこい koi
fishgoldfish金魚 kin gyo
fishsharkサメ same
fishwhale kujira
 

S

 

scorpionさそり
sasori || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

sheep
hitsuji
skunk
スカンク sukanku
snake
hebi
snail
蝸牛 katatsumuri || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

squid
イカ ika || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

 

G

 

giraffeキリン
kirin
goat
ヤギ yagi

Godzilla

ゴジラ gojira
gorilla
ゴリラ gorira
 

T

 

tigerトラ
tora
turtle
kame
 

H

 

hamsterハムスター
hamusuta
hippo
カバ kaba
horse
uma
 

U

 

unicorn 一角獣
ikkakujuu
 

I

 

insects
mushi
fishbee hachi
fishbeetleカブトムシ kabutomushi
fishbutterfly蝶々 chou chou
fishcricketコオロギ koorogi
fishmosquito ka
fishwaspスズメバチ suzumebachi
fishwormミミズ mimizu
 

V

 

Vultureはげたけ
hagetake || THANKS to Ulrike
 

J

 

jaguarジャガー
jaga
 

W

 

wild boar
inoshishi
wolf
ookami
 

K

 

kangarooカンガルー
kangaru
koala
コアラ koara
 

X

 

 

L

 

lamb子羊
kohitsuji
lion
ライオン raion
leopard
ヒョウ hyou
 

Y

 

yakヤク
yaku
 

M

 

mouse / ratネズミ
nezumi
monkey
saru
moth
ga || THANKS
TO Tenshi Rafael

mule / donkey
ロバ roba
 

Z

 

zebraシマウマ
shima uma

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