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Irish – Na hainmhithe

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NA HAINMHITHE (The Animals)

Ant: Seangán

Bat: Ialtóg

Bear: Béar

Bee: Beach

Bird: Éan

Bull: Tarbh

Bumblebee: Bumbóg

Butterfly: Féileacán / Guagóganna

Calf: Gamhain

Camel: Camall

Cat: Cat

Caterpillar: Péist chabáista

Chameleon: Caimileon

Cheetah: Síota

Cockroach: Ciaróg dhubh

Cow:

Cricket: Criogar

Crocodile: Crogall

Crow: Caróg

Deer: Fia

Dog: Madra

Dolphin: Deilf

Donkey: Asal

Dove: Colm

Dragonfly: Snáthaid mhór

Dromedary: Dromadaire

Duck: Lacha

Eagle: Iolar

Elephant: Eilifint

Firefly: Lampróg

Fish: Iasc

Fly: Cuileog

Fox: Sionnach / Madra rua

Frog: Frog

Giraffe: Siorág

Goat: Gabhar

Goose:

Grasshopper: Dreoilín teaspaigh

Hare: Giorria

Hawk: Seabhac / Fabhcún

Hedgehog: Gráinneog

Hen: Cearc

Hippopotamus: Dobhareach

Horse: Capall

Horse fly: Creabhar capaill

Hyena: Hiéana

Insect: Feithid

Jackal: Seacál

Jellyfish: Smugairle róin

Kangaroo: Cangarú

Ladybird / Ladybug: An bóín Dé

Lamb: Uan

Leech: Súmaire

Leopard: Liopard

Lion: Leon

Lizard: Laghairt

Mole: Caochán

Monkey: Moncaí

Mosquito: Muiscít / Corrmhíolt

Mouse: Luch

Octopus: Ochtapas

Ostrich: Ostrais

Ox: Damh

Panther: Pantar

Parrot: Pearóid

Partridge: Patraisc

Peacock: Péacóg

Penguin: Piongain

Pheasant: Piasún

Pig: Muc

Praying mantis: Maintis chrábhaidh

Rabbit: Coinín

Rat: Francach

Raven: Fiach dubh

Rhinoceros: Srónbheannach

Rooster: Coileach

Scorpion: Scairp

Shark: Siorc / Líomháin

Sheep: Caora

Slug: Drúchtín

Snail: Seilide

Snake: Nathair

Spider: Damhán alla

Squid: Scuid

Squirrel: Iora rua

Swan: Eala

Tiger: Tíogar

Toad: Buaf

Tortoise: Toirtís

Tuna: Tuinnín

Turkey: Turcaí

Turtle: Turtar

Vulture: Bultúr

Wasp: Fioche

Whale: Míol mór

Wolf: Mac tíre

Zebra: Séabra

 

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