An International Guide to Animal Talk
Didn't you always suspect that animals spoke different languages? They do as far as their country's written word is concerned. So if your dog says “guf-guf” instead of “bow-wow” or “rrruf-ruf,” maybe he or she is Russian! Here is a brief guide to international animal talk.
|Animal ||English ||Russian ||Japanese ||French ||German|
|Bird ||Tweet-tweet ||Squick ||Qui-qui ||Choon-choon ||Piep-piep|
|Cat ||Meow ||Meau ||Nyeow ||Meow ||Meow-meow|
|Cow ||Moo ||Mu ||Mo-Mo ||Meu-meu ||Muh-muh|
|Dog ||Rrruf-ruf ||Guf-guf ||Won-won ||Whou-whou ||Vow-vow|
|Duck ||Quack-quack ||Quack ||Qua-qua ||Coin-coin ||Quack|
|Goat ||Meh-meh ||Beee ||Mee-mee ||Ma-ma ||Eeh-eeh|
|Horse ||Neigh-neigh ||Eohoho ||He-heeh ||Hee-hee-hee ||Iiiih|
|Owl ||Whoo ||Ooooo ||Hoo-hoo ||Oo-oo ||Wooo-wooo|
|Pig ||Oink-oink ||Qrr-qrrr ||Boo ||Groan-groan ||Grunz-grunz|
|Rooster ||Cocka-doodle-do ||Kukuriki ||KoKeKock-ko ||Cocorico ||Goockle|
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