I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
Birds are an integral part of human life. When a child starts going to school, they will definitely be taught the different bird names.
Here you will learn about the nouns used for different birds in the French language. The French names for birds have been provided alongside their English meanings to help English readers learn them.
|Bird Name in English||Bird Name in French|
The French word for bird is oiseau.
The French word for parrot is perroquet.
The French name for pigeon is pigeon.
The word crow translates to corbeau in French.
The small, cute sparrow bird is called moineau in French.
The word peacock translates to paon in French.
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The word swan translates to cygne in French.
The owl is called hibou in French.
The French word for nightingale is ressignol.
The French name for duck is canard.
The hen has the name poule in French.
The name for the eagle in French is aigle.
The word hawk translates to faucon in French.
The French word for quail is caille.
The French word for flamingo is flamant.
The partridge is called perdrix in French.
The French name for ostrich is autruche.
The French name for vulture is vautour.
The name for the magpie in French is pie.
The French word for myna is myna.
The French word for stork is cigogne.
It's quiz time now!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is the French name for the parrot?
- What would you call a vulture in the French language?
- What is the French name for the partridge?
- What is the name for the quail in French?
- What would you call a duck in the French language?
- The hen is called poule in French.
- The French name for the nightingale is ressignol.
- The peacock is called paon in French.
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