How to Say Wolf in Different Languages

If you heard the word “wolf” said in a different language, there is a strong possibility you would understand it – the word translated in many languages is quite similar to the English word with perhaps a letter difference! How many languages can you say the word “wolf” in?

Say the “Wolf” in Many different Languages

Albanian – ujk / vjuk

Algonquin – mahigan

Apache – ba’cho, ba’uchaahi, ma’cho

Arabic – the’eb

Armenian – gayl

Asturiano – llobu, lloba

Athabascan – teekon

Bulgarian – walk

Cherokee – wahy’a

Cheyenne – ho’nene; maiyun

Chinese – yitiao lang

Chinook – lelou, leloo

Chipewyan – segolia , nuniye

Choctaw – neshoba

Cree – Mahigan

Croation – vuk

Czech – vlk

Danish – ulv

Dutch – Wolf

Estonian – Hunt

Farsi – gorg

Finnish – susi

French – loup

German – der wolf

Georgian – mgeli

Greek – liekos/ lyk

Greenland-Inuit – amarog

Hebrew – Ze’ev

Hindi – hundar bheriya

Hopi – kweeuu

Hungarian – farkas

Icelandic – úlfur

Indonesian – serigala

Iranian – Gorg

Irish – Faolchu

Italian – lupo

Japanese – Ookami

Kiowa – kooy

Korean – Nuk-dae

Latin – lupus

Latvian – vilks

Lenape – mohegan, te-me

Lithuanian – vilkas

Mongolian – tchono

Navajo – ma’iitsoh

Nepali – Bvaso

Nootka – lokwa’

Norwegian – ulv

Nahuatl – cuetlachtli / nexcoyotl

Ojibwe – Maengun

Otomí – gamiñ’o

Pawnee – skiri’ ki

Polish – wilk

Portuguese – lobo

Romanian – lup

Russian – volka

Scots – Warwulf

Seminole – o-ba-ho-she

Seneka – kyiyu

Serb – vuk

Shawnee – m-weowa

Shoshone – beya ish

Sioux – tala

Slovak – vlk

Slovenian – volk

Swedish – varg

Spanish – Lobo

Tibetan – bhangi

Turkish – kurt

Urdu – bheria

Ute – sinapu

Vietnamese – Chó Sói

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7 Responses

  1. mvbaurqfiorg says:

    oōkami is wolf kami(spirit).

  2. darkmoonman says:

    Esperanto: lupulo
    Lojban: remlubno

  3. loopeen says:

    Ha! Serigala! :)

  4. she wolf says:

    You forgot to put the wolf in tagalog.
    English: Wolf
    Tagalog: Lobo

  5. Anonymous says:

    Catalan: Llop

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