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Word List of 200+ Animals in Italian with example sentences

Vocabulary: Word List of 200+ Animals in Italian with example sentences

Learn to say the names of different Animals in Italian?

  1. Introduction
  2. Basic Animals related terms in Italian
  3. List of all pet animals in Italian
  4. List of all farm animals in Italian
  5. List of all Mammals in Italian
  6. List of all Marine Animals in Italian
  7. List of all Fish in Italian
  8. List of all Reptiles in Italian
  9. List of all Amphibians in Italian
  10. List of all Insects in Italian

 

Italian Vocabulary: Introduction for Animals in Italian: Why is it important?

One of the “most” important topics in Italian A1 is learning the vocabulary for animals in Italian. Why? A few examples will cure your doubts as to why you need to understand and learn the names of all animals in Italian.

  1. Talking about a pet to someone… Do you like cats or dogs?
  2. Ordering food… One chicken sandwich please?
  3. Ordering clothes and accessories… I like leather jackets and leather wallets (YEAH ITALIAN LEATHER BABY!!!!)
  4. Watching cartoons… literally every cartoon has animals or is completely based on animals!

Let us go through the Italian vocabulary for 200+ animals in Italian with loads and loads of example sentences in Italian and with English translation!!! You will find many of these to be quite easy to memorize and retain as they as super similar to English!

List of Animals in Italian
List of Animals in Italian

 

How do you say Animals in Italian?

  • The correct word for “The Animal” in Italian is “L’animale”.
  • The plural for “The Animals” in Italian is “Gli animali”

 

Italian Vocabulary: List of Animals in Italian:  What are the main Animal related terms in Italian?

You might need to be more generic in some cases when talking about animals. For example “Pet Animals” is not an animal but is related to animals. These are the main words in Italian which you might use on a day to day basis in one way or another. You can learn the list of animal related terms in Italian.

Italian English English Sentence Italian Sentences
L’animale The animal We like animals. Ci piacciono gli animali.
l’animale domestico The pet I have 5 pets Ho 5 animali domestici
L’animale selvatico The wild animal There are many wild animals in India Ci sono molti animali selvatici in India
L’animale della fattoria The farm animal The cow is a farm animal La mucca è un animale da fattoria
Il mammifero The mammal What is a mammal? Cos’è un mammifero?
Il mammifero marino The marine mammal I love marine mammals. Amo i mammiferi marini.
L’uccello The bird Birds can fly. Gli uccelli possono volare.
L’insetto The insect I hate insects. odio gli insetti.
il rettile The reptile The snake is a reptile. Il serpente è un rettile.
L’anfibio The amphibian Is the tortoise an amphibian? La tartaruga è un anfibio?
Il pesce The fish The cat ate the fish. Il gatto ha mangiato il pesce.
Erbivoro Herbivore The cow is a herbivore. La mucca è un erbivoro.
Carnivoro Carnivore The lion is a carnivore Il leone è un carnivoro
onnivoro Omnivore The bear is an omnivore L’orso è un onnivoro

 

 

How do you say House Pets in Italian?

  • The correct word for “Pet” in Italian is “Animale domestico”.
  • The plural for “The Pets” in Italian is “Animali domestici”
House Pets in Italian
House Pets in Italian

 

Italian Vocabulary: List of all Pets in Italian:  What are the names of different pet animals in Italian?

Italy (or most of the developed countries in Europe) is a very pet friendly country. If you go for a walk, summer or winter, hail or storm, ice or heat, you are pretty much guaranteed to see a dozen people walking their pets.

And of course, many people allow you to play with them which means it’s very important that you know the list of names of all pet animals in Italian fluently.

These are the main words in Italian related to house pets which you might use on semi frequent basis in one way or another. You can learn the list of pet related terms in Italian in with articles in Singular and in Plural along with the gender of der / die / das.

Italian English English Sentence Italian Sentences
Il cane The dog My dog eats biscuits. Il mio cane mangia i biscotti.
Il gatto The cat I have ten cats. Ho dieci gatti.
il gatto The tomcat The orange tomcat is very large. Il gatto arancione è molto grande.
Il ratto The rat There are many rat in China. Ci sono molti ratti in Cina.
La mucca The cow Cows are very large. Le mucche sono molto grandi.
Il cavallo The horse I want to buy a Horse. Voglio comprare un cavallo.
Il gattino The kitten Kittens are cute. I gattini sono carini.
Il cucciolo The puppy I love puppies Amo i cuccioli
Il coniglio The rabbit I have a white rabbit Ho un coniglio bianco
Il pesce The fish The cat eats the Fish. Il gatto mangia il pesce.
il criceto The hamster My son wants a hamster! Mio figlio vuole un criceto!
Il porcellino d’India The guinea pig Her son in law has two guinea pigs. Suo genero ha due cavie.
Il serpente The snake Snakes are dangerous. I serpenti sono pericolosi.
L’uccello The bird Birds can fly. Gli uccelli possono volare.
Il pappagallo The parrot A parrot is green in color. Un pappagallo è di colore verde.
La lucertola The lizard Lizards are not pets! Le lucertole non sono animali domestici!
Il topo The mouse Mickey Mouse is very famous. Topolino è molto famoso.
il geco The gecko In Australia, geckos are common. In Australia, i gechi sono comuni.
La tartaruga The turtle Turtles are slow. Le tartarughe sono lente.

 

 

How do you say Farm Animals in Italian?

  • The correct word for “Farm Animal” in Italian is “Animale da fattoria”.
  • It is of Neutral Gender
  • The plural for “Farm Animals” in Italian is “Animale da fattoria”
List of Farm Animals in Italian
List of Farm Animals in Italian

 

Italian Vocabulary: List of all Farm Animals in Italian:  What are the names of different Farm Animals in Italian?

Italy (again most of Europe) is a very diary heavy and meat eating country. This of course means that there are a lot of farms in Italy. And with farms come the farm animals! And of course you would have heard of the legendary Italian leather.

The farm animals are something even children read about in poems and rhymes and it’s something that you absolutely need to learn and know!

These are the main list of farm animals which you call upon to use. You can learn the list of farm animal related terms with tons of examples.

Italian English English Sentence Italian Sentences
La vaca The cow This is a cow. Questa è una mucca.
El toro The bull The bull is a very large animal. Il toro è un animale molto grande.
El caballo The horse A Horse is quite tall. Un cavallo è piuttosto alto.
Ellos son The mare Where is the mare? Dov’è la cavalla?
El burro The donkey He works like a donkey. Lavora come un asino.
El cerdo The pig The pig is very dirty. Il maiale è molto sporco.
La oveja The sheep The sheep is fluffy. La pecora è soffice.
La cabra The goat I have two hundred goats. Ho duecento capre.
El gallo The rooster The rooster has colorful feathers. Il gallo ha piume colorate.
El pato The duck There are ducks and swans in the lake. Ci sono anatre e cigni nel lago.
El ganso The goose The goose is silly. L’oca è stupida.

 

 

How do you say Mammals in Italian?

  • The correct word for “The Mammal” in Italian is “Il Mammifero”.
  • The plural for “The Mammals” in Italian is “I Mammiferi”

 

Italian Vocabulary: What are the names of different Mamma

List of Mammals in Italian
List of Mammals in Italian

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Who wouldn’t want to start off their Italian knowledge without the study of all mammals? You can learn the list of all mammals in Italian with English translation and with tons and tons of examples.

Italian English English Sentence Italian Sentences
L’oritteropo The aardvark Aardvarks eat ants. Gli oritteropi mangiano le formiche.
L’antilope The antelope The antelope is very fast. L’antilope è molto veloce.
il babbuino The baboon The king of the baboons carried the lamp. Il re dei babbuini portava la lampada.
Il pipistrello The bat The bat caught the butterfly. Il pipistrello ha catturato la farfalla.
L’orso The bear The grizzly bear is hibernating. L’orso grizzly è in letargo.
il cinghiale The boar A boar is very strong. Un cinghiale è molto forte.
Il cammello The camel A camel does not drink water. Un cammello non beve acqua.
il ghepardo The cheetah The cheetah is the fastest animal in the world. Il ghepardo è l’animale più veloce del mondo.
il coyote The coyote The coyote caught the bird. Il coyote ha catturato l’uccello.
Il cervo The deer My Dogs play with the deer I miei cani giocano con i cervi
il cervo The Stag The stag has antlers. Il cervo ha le corna.
il ghiro The dormouse The dormouse sleeps a lot. Il ghiro dorme molto.
L’elefante The elephant She went on an elephant ride in Thailand. È andata a fare un giro su un elefante in Thailandia.
il furetto The ferret Ferrets are not good pets. I furetti non sono buoni animali domestici.
La volpe The fox The fox is sly. La volpe è furba.
La giraffa The giraffe The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world. La giraffa è l’animale più alto del mondo.
Il gorilla The gorilla The gorilla is an endangered animal Il gorilla è un animale in via di estinzione
La lepre The Hare Rabbits do not like Hares. Ai conigli non piacciono le lepri.
Il riccio The hedgehog I saw a Hedgehog in Germany. Ho visto un riccio in Germania.
L’ippopotamo The hippopotamus The hippopotamus is the most dangerous animal in the world. L’ippopotamo è l’animale più pericoloso del mondo.
il leopardo The leopard I saw the Leopard and ran away. Ho visto il Leopardo e sono scappato.
Il Leone The lion The lion is the king of the jungle. Il leone è il re della giungla.
la lince The lynx Have you seen the lynx? Hai visto la lince?
il suricato The meerkat Meerkats are timid. I suricati sono timidi.
la mangusta The mongoose The mongoose caught the snake La mangusta ha catturato il serpente
La scimmia The monkey I like monkeys but I don’t like gorillas. Mi piacciono le scimmie ma non mi piacciono i gorilla.
l’alce The moose I saw a moose in Canada. Ho visto un alce in Canada.
Il topo The mouse The rat is bigger than the mouse Il topo è più grande del topo
la lontra The otter The zoo does not have otters Lo zoo non ha lontre
la pantera The panther There is a panther in the zoo. C’è una pantera nello zoo.
la pantera The panther The panther lives in south America. La pantera vive in Sud America.
L’ornitorinco The platypus The platypus is poisonous. L’ornitorinco è velenoso.
Il coniglio The rabbit Who ate the rabbit? Chi ha mangiato il coniglio?
il procione The raccoon We have many raccoons in our garden. Abbiamo molti procioni nel nostro giardino.
la renna The reindeer Santa has many reindeer. Babbo Natale ha molte renne.
Il rinoceronte The rhinoceros The Rhinoceros weighs over two thousand kilograms. Il rinoceronte pesa oltre duemila chilogrammi.
il toporagno The shrew The shrew is blind. Il toporagno è cieco.
Lo scoiattolo The squirrel I gave a cashew nut to the squirrel. Ho dato un anacardi allo scoiattolo.
La tigre The Tiger The Tiger is ferocious. La Tigre è feroce.
il facocero The warthog Warthog are quick. I facoceri sono veloci.
la donnola The weasel The weasel is faster than the mouse. La donnola è più veloce del topo.
Il lupo The wolf Is the wolf larger than a dog? Il lupo è più grande di un cane?
La zebra The zebra A zebra has black stripes. Una zebra ha strisce nere.

 

 

How do you say Marine Animal or Mammals of the sea in Italian?

  • The correct word for “Marine Mammal” in Italian is “Il mammifero marino”.
  • The plural for “Marine Mammals” in Italian is “I mammiferi marini”
List of Marine Animals in Italian
List of Marine Animals in Italian

 

Italian Vocabulary: What are the names of different Sea creatures or marine animals in Italian?

From dolphin to whales, Sharks to stingrays, the animals in the ocean or the marine animals have always held our fascination. You can learn the list of all Sea creatures of marine animals in Italian with English example sentences.

Italian English English Sentence Italian Sentences
Il granchio The crab Crabs are tasty. I granchi sono gustosi.
Il delfino The dolphin The dolphin is friendly. Il delfino è amichevole.
La tartaruga verde The green sea turtle You can see green sea turtles in Maldives Puoi vedere le tartarughe marine verdi alle Maldive
La balena assassina The killer whale A killer whaleis massive. Un’orca assassina è enorme.
L’aragosta The lobster The lobster is expensive. L’aragosta è costoso.
Il polpo The octopus An octopus has 8 tentacles. Un polpo ha 8 tentacoli.
l’ostrica The oyster The otter broke the oyster. La lontra ha rotto l’ostrica.
Il leone marino The sea lion The sea lion likes fruits. Al leone marino piace la frutta.
Il riccio di mare The sea urchin Did you see a sea urchin? Hai visto un riccio di mare?
Il sigillo The seal There are 5 seals in the lake. Ci sono 5 foche nel lago.
La conchiglia The seashell He sells seashells Vende conchiglie
Lo squalo The shark The shark is deadly. Lo squalo è mortale.
Il gamberetto The shrimp The shrimps are dead. I gamberi sono morti.
Il segnale The signal Did you see the signal? Hai visto il segnale?
Il capodoglio The sperm whale Moby Dick is a Sperm Whale Moby Dick è un capodoglio
il calamaro The squid Japanese people eat Squids I giapponesi mangiano i calamari
La stella marina The starfish A starfish is colorful. Una stella marina è colorata.
la pastinaca The stingray The stingray is dangerous. La pastinaca è pericolosa.
il tricheco The walrus The walrus eats fish. Il tricheco mangia il pesce.
La balena The whale The whale is massive. La balena è enorme.
la vongola The clam The clam is grey in color. La vongola è di colore grigio.

 

How do you say Reptiles in Italian?

  • The correct word for “The Reptile” in Italian is “il rettile”.
  • The plural for “The Reptiles” in Italian is “I rettili”
List of Reptiles in Italian
List of Reptiles in Italian

List of all Reptiles in Italian

What can be more memorable than the creepy crawly snakes and crocodiles? They are scary and hence always a nice discussion point and hence you might as well do it in Italian.

Italian English
il camaleonte the chameleon
coccodrillo crocodile
l’alligatore the alligator
il geco the gecko
l’iguana the iguana
la salamandra the salamander
la lucertola monitor the monitor lizard
la lucertola cornuta the horned lizard
il serpente velenoso the poisonous snake
il serpente a sonagli the rattlesnake
il cobra the cobra
la tartaruga marina the sea turtle
la biscia the grass snake
la lucertola the lizard
la tartaruga the turtle
il serpente the snake

 

How do you say Birds in Italian?

  • The correct word for “The Bird” in Italian is “L’uccello”.
  • The plural for “The Birds” in Italian is “Gli uccelli”
List of Birds in Italian
List of Birds in Italian

List of all Birds in Italian with English translation and example sentences

Now that you’ve learnt the list of animals in Italian, why not step into birds? Here you will learn about the names used for different birds in Italian language with English translation and with a large number of example sentences.

 

Italian English English Sentence Italian Sentences
Il merlo The blackbird The blackbird ate the worm Il merlo ha mangiato il verme
il pappagallino The budgie She has three budgies Ha tre pappagallini
La gru The crane The crane is tall. La gru è alta.
Il corvo The crow The crow drinks water. Il corvo beve acqua.
La colomba The dove The dove flew away. La colomba volò via.
L’Aquila The eagle The eagle flies above the clouds L’aquila vola sopra le nuvole
Il falco The falcon The falcon has brown feathers. Il falco ha piume marroni.
L’oca The goose The goose laid a golden egg. L’oca ha fatto un uovo d’oro.
l’albanella The harrier The harrier is smaller than the hawk. L’albanella è più piccola del falco.
l’airone The heron The heron has a long neck. L’airone ha un collo lungo.
la gazza The magpie Where did the magpie go? Dov’è finita la gazza?
lo struzzo The ostrich The ostrich is the largest bird. Lo struzzo è l’uccello più grande.
Il gufo The owl The owl sat on the bull. Il gufo si sedette sul toro.
La pernice The partridge The partridge sat on the pear tree La pernice si è seduta sul pero
il pavone The peacock The peacock has colorful feathers. Il pavone ha piume colorate.
Il pinguino The penguin Penguin live in Antarctica. I pinguini vivono in Antartide.
Il falco pellegrino The Peregrine hawk The peregrine hawk has sharp claws. Il falco pellegrino ha artigli affilati.
il piccione The pigeon She likes to feed the Pigeon. Le piace dare da mangiare al piccione.
la quaglia The quail Quail soup is very tasty. La zuppa di quaglie è molto gustosa.
il gabbiano The seagull There are many seagulls near California. Ci sono molti gabbiani vicino alla California.
il passero The sparrow Sparrows are very cute. I passeri sono molto carini.
la rondine The swallow The swallow attacked the sparrow. La rondine ha attaccato il passero.
Il Cigno The swan The swan is graceful. Il cigno è grazioso.
Il tacchino The turkey Can you buy a turkey? Puoi comprare un tacchino?
l’avvoltoio The vulture Have you seen vultures? Hai visto gli avvoltoi?
Il picchio The woodpecker There are many woodpeckers in the forest. Ci sono molti picchi nella foresta.

 

 

List of all Amphibians in Italian with English translation and example sentences

List of Amphibian in Italian
List of Amphibian in Italian

Done with the list of animals in Italian and the list of birds in Italian? Excellent!!! Now let us go for the list of amphibians in Italian.

Italian English
La rana The frog
La salamandra The salamander
il rospo The toad
Il rospo comune The common toad
La raganella The tree frog
La salamandra The salamander
il tritone The the newt

 

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