Maltese Animals

This is a list of animals in Maltese. You will find common words including domestic pets, farm livestock, wild creatures and even insects.

Bird: Għasfur
Cat: Qattus (m), Qattusa (f)
Cow: Baqra
Dog: Kelb (m), Kelba (f)
Donkey: Ħmar (m), Ħmara (f)
Eagle: Ajkla
Elephant: Iljunfant
Goat: Mogħża
Horse: Żiemel
Lion: Iljun
Monkey: Xadina
Mouse: Ġurdien
Rabbit: Fenek (m), Fenka (f)
Snake: Serp
Tiger: Tigra
Sheep (pl.): Nagħaġ
Spider: Brimba
Insect: Insett
Mosquito: Nemusa
Butterfly: Farfett
Bear: Ors
Animal: Annimal
Farm: Razzett
Forest: Foresta

The following sentences might come in handy in a conversation when socializing or in a pet store.

I have a dog: Għandi kelb
She likes cats: Hi tħobb il-qtates
Tigers are fast: It-tigri huma veloċi
Monkeys are funny: Ix-xadini huma tad-daħq
Do you have any animals?: Għandek xi annimali?
Do you sell dog food?: Tbiegħ ikel tal-klieb?

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