Translation of Animal names to Cebuano terms


animal names in bisaya terms

Below is the list of common animals (in English) and their equivalent local names (in Cebuano).

 

On land (naa sa mama o yuta)

Dog – Iro
Cat – Iring
Horse – Kabayo
Carabao – Kabaw
Chicken – Manok
Cow – Baka
Pig – Baboy
Goat – Kanding
Ant – Hulmigas
Black Ant – Utitod
Caterpillar – Ulod
Earthworm – Wati
Duck – Pato
Lion – Leon
Monkey – Unggoy
Gorilla – Aliwas
Bat – Kwaknit or Kabog
Snake – Halas
Elephant – Elepante
Deer – Binaw
Goose – Gansa
Turkey – Pabo
Crocodile – Buaya
Rat – Ilaga
Turtle – Ba-o
Squid – Nukus
Geko – Tuko
Lizard – Butiki
Civet Cat – Milo
Wild Pig – Baboy Ihalas
Wild Boar – Baboy Sulop
Tiger – Tigre
Spider – Kaka or Lawa or┬áDamang
Cicada – Gangis
Sheep – Karnero

 

Can fly (Maka lupad)

Eagle – Agila
Mosquito – Lamok
Crow – Uwak
Bird – Langgam
Butterfly – Alibangbang
Dragonfly – Alindanaw
Beetle – Bakukang
Fly – Langaw
Bee- Buyog
Owl – Pungak
Honeybee – Putyukan
Dove – Pati or Kalapati

 

Found in water (Makita sa tubig)

Fish – Isda
Crab – Alimango
Shrimp – Uwang
Dolphin – Lumod
Shark – Iho
Snail – Kuhol
Frog – Baki
Tadpoles – Butiti

More Laglum Words:


  • Udtong Tutok
  • Saksak-sinagol
  • Kilumkilom
  • Dumuduong

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