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20 Insect Names in Hindi and English

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We all are familiar with the word "insect." There are a number of species of insects all over the world. In this article, I will try to list a few of them and their names in the Hindi language. The Hindi names of the insects have been provided in Roman script.

20 insects names in Hindi and English

S.No.English NameHindi Name

1

Ant

Cheenti

2

Locust

Tiddi

3

Fly

Makhi

4

Bee

Madhumakhi

5

Leaf Insect

Patti Keet

6

Worm

Sundi

7

Bedbug

Khatmal

8

Mosquito

Machshar

9

Termite

Deemak

10

Beetle

Mogri

11

Spider

Makri

12

Moth

Patangaa

13

Caterpillar

Jheenga

14

Wasp

Tataiya

15

Cockroach

Tilchitta

16

Bumblebee

Bhanwraa

17

Centipede

Kankhajoora

18

Silkworm

Resham ka keera

19

Fruitfly

Fal Makhi

20

Bug

Keera

1. Ant

The Hindi word for the ant is cheenti.

Ant|Cheenti

Ant|Cheenti

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Cheenti ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the ant in English?

2. Locust

The locust is called tiddi in Hindi.

Locust|Tiddi

Locust|Tiddi

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Tiddi ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the locust in English?

3. Fly

The name for the fly in Hindi is makhi.

Fly|Makhi

Fly|Makhi

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Makhi ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the fly in English?

4. Bee

The Hindi name for the bee is madhumakhi.

Honey bee|Madhumakhi

Honey bee|Madhumakhi

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Madhumakhi ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the bee in English?

5. Leaf Insect

The leaf insect is called patti keet in Hindi.

Leaf Insect|Patti Keet

Leaf Insect|Patti Keet

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Patti keet ka English naam kya hai?

English Translation: What is the English name for leaf insect?

6. Worm

The name for "worm" in Hindi is sundi.

Worm|Sundi

Worm|Sundi

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Sundi ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the worm in English?

7. Bedbug

The Hindi name for the bedbug is khatmal.

Bedbug|Khatmal

Bedbug|Khatmal

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Khatmal ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the bedbug in English?

8. Mosquito

The mosquito is called machshar in Hindi.

Mosquito|Machshar

Mosquito|Machshar

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Machshar ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the mosquito in English?

9. Termite

The name for the termite in Hindi is deemak.

Termite|Deemak

Termite|Deemak

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Deemak ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the termite in English?

10. Beetle

The beetle is called mogri in Hindi.

Beetle|Mogri

Beetle|Mogri

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Mogri ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the beetle in English?

11. Spider

The Hindi name for spider is makri.

Spider|Makri

Spider|Makri

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Makri ka English naam kya hai?

English Translation: What is the English name for spider?

12. Moth

The name for the moth in Hindi is patangaa.

Moth|Patangaa

Moth|Patangaa

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Patangaa English mein kya kehlata hai?

English Translation: What is the moth called in English?

13. Caterpillar

The caterpillar is called jheenga on Hindi.

Catterpillar|Jheenga

Catterpillar|Jheenga

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Jheenga ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the caterpillar in English?

14. Wasp

The name for the wasp in Hindi is tataiya.

Wasp|Tataiya

Wasp|Tataiya

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Tataiya ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the wasp in English?

15. Cockroach

The Hindi word for the cockroach is tilchitta.

Cockroach|Tilchitta

Cockroach|Tilchitta

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Tilchitta ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the cockroach in English?

16. Bumblebee

The bumblebee is called bhanwraa in Hindi.

Bumblebee|Bhanwraa

Bumblebee|Bhanwraa

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Bhanwraa ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the bumblebee in English?

17. Centipede

The Hindi name for the centipede is kankhajoora.

Centipede|Kankhajoora

Centipede|Kankhajoora

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Kankhajoora ko English mein kya kehte hain?

English Translation: What do we call the centipede in English?

18. Silkworm

The name for the silkworm in Hindi is resham ka keera.

Silkworm|Resham ka keera

Silkworm|Resham ka keera

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Resham ka keera English mein kya kehlata hai?

English Translation: What is the silkworm called in English?

19. Fruitfly

The fruitfly is called fal makhi in Hindi.

Fruit Fly|Fal Makhi

Fruit Fly|Fal Makhi

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Fal makhi ka English naam kya hai?

English Translation: What is the English name for fruit fly?

20. Bug

The Hindi word for "bug" is keera.

Bug|Keera

Bug|Keera

Sentence Usage

Hindi Sentence: Keera English mein kya kehlata hai?

English Translation: What is the bug called in English?

It's quiz time!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the Hindi name for mosquito?
    • Makhi
    • Machshar
    • Makri
  2. What would you call a bee in Hindi?
    • Madhumakhi
    • Patangaa
    • Cheenti
  3. The Hindi name for the fly is makhi
    • True
    • False
  4. .................... is the name for spider in Hindi.
    • Tilchitta
    • Makri
    • Mogri
  5. The Hindi name for the silkworm is tataiya.
    • True
    • False
  6. What is the Hindi name for the termite?
    • Resham ka keera
    • Deemak
    • Keera
  7. What would you call an ant in Hindi?
    • Makhi
    • Cheenti
    • Tilchitta

Answer Key

  1. Machshar
  2. Madhumakhi
  3. True
  4. Makri
  5. False
  6. Deemak
  7. Cheenti

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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