Animal sounds Posted by Adir on Aug 28, 2008 in Spanish Culture
Our post today comes from a question from a student of mine, a 12-year-old girl, about sounds animals make in Spanish. I decided to look into it, and here’s a small list with the sound and the corresponding verb, check it out!
abeja (bee): bzzz (zumbar)
burro (donkey): iii-aah (rebuznar)
caballo (horse): jiiiiiii, iiiiou (relinchar)
cerdo (pig): oink-oink, oinc-oinc (gruñir) — oink
gallina (hen): coc co co coc (cacarear)
gallo (rooster): kikirikí (cantar)
gato (cat): miau (maullar)
león (lion): grrrr, grgrgr (rugir)
oveja (sheep): bee, mee (balar)
mono (monkey): i-i-i
paloma (dove): cu-curru-cu-cú (arrullar)
pato (duck): cuac cuac, cua cua
pavo (turkey): gluglú
perro (dog): guau guau (ladrar)
pollito (chick): pío pío
rana (frog): cruá cruá, (croar)
vaca (cow): mu, muuu (mugir)
See you next time!
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