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Animals 動物

See also Zodiac and Meat.

House and Farm Mammals

animal dUng6 mAt6
female la2 (suffix for female animals)
cat貓  mau1 (MW: dzek3)
   kitty cat  貓仔 mau1 dzAi2
dog   gAu2 (MW: dzek3)
   doggy 狗仔 gAu2 dzAi2
cow Au4 (MW: dzek3)
chicken gAi1 (MW: dzek3)
   hen mou5 gAi1
   rooster gUng1 gAi1
horse ma5 (MW: dzek3, tAu4)
pig dzü1
sheep綿羊 min4 yœng4 (MW: dzek3, tAu4)    Lit. cotton sheep

Other Mammals

mammal 哺乳類動物 bou65 löü6 dUng6 mAt6    Lit. breast-feeding type of animal
bear hUng4
   grizzly bear 大灰熊 dai6 fui1 hUng4    Lit. big grey bear
   polar bear 北極熊  bAt1 gIk6 hUng4    Lit. North Pole bear
beaver 海貍 hoi2 lei4    Lit. sea fox-like animal
deer 鹿 lUk2
elephant大象   dai6 dzœng6 (MW: dzek3)
elk 麋鹿 mei4 lUk2
goat山羊 san1 yœng4 (MW: dzek3, tAu4)    Lit. mountain goat
hedgehog tsi3 wAi6
koala 樹熊 6 hUng4    Lit. tree bear
leopard pau3
lion
monkey
moose 麋鹿 mei4 lUk2
mouse 老鼠 lou52    Lit. old mouse
panda 熊貓 hUng4 mau3    Lit. bear cat
panther pau3
porcupine dzin3 dzü1    Lit. arrow pig
rabbit tou3
rat 老鼠 lou52    Lit. old rat
reindeer 馴鹿 sön4 lUk2    Lit. tamed deer
squirrel
tiger 老虎 lou5 fu2    Lit. old tiger
wolf

Birds and Flying Animals

bird   dzœk3 (MW: dzek3)
bat蝙蝠   bin1 fUk1 (MW: dzek3)
crow 烏鴉 wu1 a1    Lit. dark/dirty crow
dove 白鴿 bat6 gap2 (or gap3)    Lit. white pigeon
eagle/falcon/hawk yIng1
owl 貓頭鷹 mau1 tAu4 yIng1    Lit. cat-head eagle
parrot 鸚鵡 yIng1 mou5
pigeon 白鴿 bat6 gap2 (or gap3)    Lit. white pigeon
seagull

Fish and Marine Animals

fish 2 (MW: tiu4)
dolphin海豚 hoi2 tün4 (MW: dzek3)    Lit. sea piglet
shark鯊魚   sa12 (MW: tiu4)
whale鯨魚 kIng44 (MW: tiu4)

Insects and Bugs

bug tsUng4 (MW: dzek3)
ant螞蟻   ma5 Ai5 (MW: dzek3)
bee蜜蜂 mAt6 fUng1 (MW: dzek3)    Lit. honey bee
butterfly蝴蝶 wu4 dip2 (MW: dzek3)
cockroach曱甴 gat6 dzat2 (MW: dzek3)
dragonfly
fleas
fly烏蠅 wu1 yIng1 (MW: dzek3)    Lit. dark/dirty fly
ladybug
lice
mosquito mAn1 (MW: dzek3)
spider蜘蛛 dzi1 dzü1 (MW: dzek3)
   spider web蜘蛛 dzi1 dzü1 mon5
wasp 黃蜂 won4 fUng1    Lit. yellow bee
worm

Reptiles and Amphibians

crocodile 鱷魚 ok64
dragon   lUng4 (MW: tiu4)
frog青蛙 tsIng1 wa1    Lit. green frog
lizard
snake蛇   se4 (MW: tiu4)
turtle gwAi1 (MW: dzek3)

Animal Body

See also Body.

antenna
beak
claw
feather
fur
jaws
paw
scale
tail
tentacle
wing

Animals Actions

bark
bite
growl
meow
purr
sting
wag its tail

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