Animal noises

Does a German cockerel crow differently from a British one?

Or does a dog in the UK bark differently to a dog in Germany? They don’t, do they?

Have a look at the table below and try to make the sound of each animal. Some of the noises may surprise you!

Deutsch English

die Henne: gak, gak

hen: cluck, cluck

das Pferd: hü-ü-ü-ü

horse: neigh

das Schwein: grunz, grunz

pig: oink, oink

das Schaf: bähh, bähh

sheep: baaah

der Hahn: kikeriki

cockerel: cock-a-doodle-doo

der Vogel: tswit, tswit

bird: tweet, tweet

die Katze: miau, miau

cat: meow

die Kuh: muuuh

cow: moo

das Küken: piep, piep

chick: cheep, cheep

der Hund: wau, wau / wuff, wuff

dog: woof

der Esel: iaah, iaah

donkey: hee-haw

die Ziege: määh, määh

goat: baah