Learn German Animal Words and Phrases
This page should act as a good reference for those who are looking for a place to build on their basic German vocabulary - especially when it comes to learning about German animal words and phrases, this is a great place to start. Now everyone can learn how to say the animal names in German with our German to English animals dictionary!
On this page there are several animal words that have been translated from German to English. There's also a couple of translated sentences which contain animal references, listed below the list of animal names. Beyond that, you'll find our comment section, a list of articles about Germany, and our current German Web Poll.
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Scroll down to see the full list of German animal translations, or use these quick links to skip straight to your chosen translations:
German to English Animals:
Whether you are taking online German classes, doing distance learning German, or studying German abroad in Europe, our German to English dictionary is always being updated with new German animal translations which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak German.
(Words in bold added/corrected during the last update.)
General Animal Words in German:
- das Tier - Animal
Names of the Animals in German:
der Bär - Bear
der Elefant - Elephant
der Fisch - Fish
das Huhn - Chicken
der Hund - Dog
das Hündchen - Puppy
das Kaninchen - Rabbit
das Kätzchen - Kitten
die Katze - Cat
die Kuh - Cow
das Pferd - Horse
das Schwein - Pig
das Stinktier - Skunk
der Tiger - Tiger
der Vogel - Bird
German Sentences with Animal References:
Berühren Sie die Hühner nicht! - Do not touch the chickens!
Leute sind gewöhnlich dumme Schweine - People are generally pigs
German Colors: Learn how to say German colors.