Names of birds in arabic

Names of birds in Arabic

Learn names of birds in Arabic with our Vocabulary List. The list includes simplified Arabic pronunciation.

Today you are going to learn names of common birds such as duck, owl, eagle and more.

At the end of this class check what you’ve learned and try our Arabic Vocabulary Quiz.

How to say bird in Arabic?

The Arabic word for bird is طائِر [Taa’ir]. Plural for طائِر is طُيور [Tuyuur]

Other common word for bird in Arabic is عُصْفور [a3uSfuur] which means any small bird (also sparrow).
Plural for عُصْفور is عَصافير [j3aSaafiir]

See related vocabulary: Animals in Arabic, Flowers in Arabic, Plants in Arabic, Arabic Weather Vocabulary

Two Arabic proverbs with the word bird

Below you can find two very often used Arabic proverbs using the word bird:

  • ضرب عصفورين بحجر واحد – To kill two birds with one stone
  • عصفور في اليَدِ خير من أَلف على الشجرة – A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

See also: 35 Levantine Arabic proverbs

Names of birds in Arabic

Names of birds in arabic
EnglishArabicPronunciation
Gooseإوَزَّةiwazza
Chickكَتْكوتkatkuut
Roosterديكdiik
DuckبَطَّةbaTTa
Owlبومةbuuma
Eagleنَسْر nasr
FalconصَقْرSaqr
Canaryكَنارkanaar
Hoopoeهُدْهُدhudhud
Dove/ pigeonحَمامَةHamaama
Sparrowعُصْفور3uSfuur
Raven غُرابghuraab
BlackbirdشَحْرورshaHruur
PeacockطاوُوسTawuus
Turkeyديك روميّdiik ruumiyy
Storkلَقْلَقlaqlaq
Parrotبَبَّغاءbabbaghaa’
Ostrichنَعامَةna3aama
PenguinبَطْريقbaTriiq

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Names of birds in Arabic

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