Hey, I'm Kuma. Today, I want to explain how to say animal name in Japanese.
To tell the truth, in Japan, there are a lot of animals called by English names. However, some animals have Japanese original name. Probably, you don't have opportunity to know these names. In this article, I explain about these animal names.
I explain 5 animals name in order. If you finish reading this article, you can know 5 popular animals names in Japanese.
5 animal names
The first animal is dog. Japanese people call dog "いぬ(Inu)". It's really simple. If you want to say puppy, you should say "こいぬ（Koinu）".
After I teach the name of dog, I should explain how to say cat in Japanese. Japanese call cat "ねこ(Neko)"
The third animal is bear. We call bear くま（Kuma) in Japnanese. There are some popular characters related to Kuma in Japan like Rilakkuma（リラックマ） and Kumamon(くまモン）. It’s easy for you to memorize the word Kuma if you like Kumamon,haha.
Do you know how to say elephant in Japanese. It’s a short word. We say ぞう（Zou）. There’s a really famous song for kids in Japan, The title of song is “ぞうさん（Zousan）“.
If you want to say dolphin in Japanese, you can say いるか（Iruka）. Iruka is really popular in Japan, When you visit an aquarium, you can watch dolphin-show,which Japanese calls “Iruka show”.
Today, I explained the name of animals. I’m happy if you learn new knowledge from this article. In this blog, I teach you Japanese, you please check articles. See you!