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Vocabulaire : Les animaux familiers

Useful list of Entry Level French pet names

Vocab

Un animal An animal
Le poisson The fish
Le poisson rouge The goldfish
Le chien The dog (male)
La chatte The cat (female)
Le chat The cat (male)
La chienne The dog (female)
Un oiseau A bird
La perruche The budgie / parakeet
La souris The mouse
Le hamster The hamster
Le cheval The horse

Q&A Forum 3 questions, 4 answers

AnneA1Kwiziq community member

what is snake in french snake

what is snake called in french?

Asked 2 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Ann, 

The French for ‘snake’ is

‘ le serpent’

but it isn’t in the list , where did you see this?

what is snake in french snake

what is snake called in french?

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柔瑄A1Kwiziq community member

Un oiseau is male?

Un oiseau means a bird, so it is a male?
Asked 3 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi,

L' oiseau is masculine as a noun, we don't have a specific feminine term for a female bird, you would have to add the word 'femelle'

Hope this helps!

Un oiseau is male?

Un oiseau means a bird, so it is a male?

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TohfaA0Kwiziq community member

Le hamster or l'hamster?

Le hamster or l'hamster? İs "le hamster" right?

Asked 7 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It is le hamster, the "h" in hamster does not contract (it is a so-called hash aspiré)

TohfaA0Kwiziq community member

Thank you soo much.

Le hamster or l'hamster?

Le hamster or l'hamster? İs "le hamster" right?

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