Let’s learn over 60 names of animals in Ukrainian! The animals are categorized into groups: farm animals, wild animals, exotic animals, birds and insects, sea animals. Master your pronunciation repeating after the native speaker.

Тварини на фермі – Farm animals in Ukrainian

farm animals in Ukrainian

кіт – a cat

собака – a dog

корова – a cow

бик – a bull

кінь – a horse

свиня – a pig

коза – a goat

вівця – a sheep

кролик – a rabbit

курка – a hen

курча – a chick

качка – a duck

індик – a turkey

равлик – a snail

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Дикі тварини – Wild animals in Ukrainian

wild animals in Ukrainian

вовк – a wolf

лисиця – a fox

ведмідь – a bear

заєць – a hare

дикий кабан – wild boar

олень – a deer

зубр – European bison

білка – a squirrel

миша – a mouse

їжак – a hedgehog

бобер – a beaver

жаба – a frog

ящірка – a lizard

змія – a snake

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Екзотичні тварини – Exotic animals in Ukrainian

exotic animals in Ukrainian

слон – an elephant

лев – a lion

тигр – a tiger

жираф – a giraffe

зебра – a zebra

носоріг –  a rhino

мавпа – a monkey

крокодил – a crocodile

білий ведмідь – polar bear

панда – a panda

коала – a koala

лінивець – a sloth

скунс – a skunk

верблюд – a camel

Птахи та комахи – Birds and insects in Ukrainian

birds and insects in Ukrainian

голуб – a dove

сова – an owl

кажан – a bat

орел – an eagle

фламінго – a flamingo

жук – a beetle

метелик – a butterfly

бджола – a bee

павук – a spider

мураха – an ant

сонечко – a ladybug

коник-стрибунець – a grasshopper

муха – a fly

тарган – a cockroach

Морські тварини – Sea animals in Ukrainian

sea animals in Ukrainian

дельфін – a dolphin

кит – a whale

акула – a whale

восьминіг – an octopus

краб – a crab

черепаха – a turtle

тюлень – a seal

пінгвін – a penguin


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Iryna Podoliak

In 2013, Iryna graduated from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and got a Master's degree in Philology. She specializes in the methodology of teaching Ukrainian as a foreign language. Iryna worked with students from the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Estonia, Poland. She appreciates the opportunity of cultural and worldview interchange during the lessons. Iryna is interested in early learning methods as she has a little son.

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