Kaoya logo Kaoya Chinese

Animals in Mandarin Chinese

Published on

This article teaches you the Chinese names of many types of animals (动物 / dòng).

Join the newsletter

You'll get an email every few weeks with new things to learn.

 

Animal names Anki flashcards

If you want to study with flashcards, you can download an Anki flashcard deck below. The flashcard deck contains the same words as this article, each with an image and audio.

Anki logo

Animal names vocabulary list

Below is the list of names for many types of animals. Each word shows the Chinese character, the pinyin, and the English translation. Click the speaker icon to hear how to pronounce each word.

Quiz: animals in Chinese
Put your skills to the test and challenge yourself with the quiz!
Cat

Keep learning

If you'd like to learn more Chinese vocabulary, check out the articles below: