How To Say Dog In 20 Different Languages - World of Angus

How To Say Dog In 20 Different Languages

Most people know a few words in other languages, but how many different languages can you say the word "dog" in? Canadians probably know that it's "chien" in French, and Americans may know that in Spanish it's "perro." But what about other countries? What are their words for our furry best friends? Here are our top 20 favourite words for "dog."

  1. Dutch = hond
  2. Finnish = koira
  3. German = Hund
  4. Hawaiian = ilio, 'iilio
  5. Hebrew = kelev
  6. Hindi = kuttA or shvAna
  7. Hungarian = kutya
  8. Icelandic = hundur
  9. Italian = cane
  10. Japanese = inu
  11. Korean = gae
  12. Macedonian = kuche, pes
  13. Nepali = kukur
  14. Old Norse = hundr
  15. Polish = pies
  16. Portuguese = cão
  17. Russian = sobaka (cobaka)
  18. Slovakian = jukel
  19. Thai = ёáò, mah, soonahk
  20. Ukrainian = sobaka, pes

 

Resources: Google Translate, AOL


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