The Lion in other languages

        The lion has always been the most famous and impressive big cat in most countries and cultures of the world, along with the tiger of course. The popularity of the lion makes it interesting to know what is the lion called in different countries and cultures all around the world. Try to test yourself to see if you know what is the lion called in the following languages. If you don't have a clue and still want to know just scroll down the page.....have fun:)

English Guess What?:)
French Don't know? Go down
Italian Don't know? Go down
German Don't know? Go down
Spanish Don't know? Go down
Swedish Don't know? Go down
Arabic Don't know? Go down
Hebrew Don't know? Go down
Portugese Don't know? Go down
Ethiopian (Amharic) Don't know? Go down
Malawian (Chichewa) Don't know? Go down
Namibian (Damara) Don't know? Go down
Zulu Don't know? Go down
West Africa (Lingala) Don't know? Go down
Kitaita Don't know? Go down
Kirabai Don't know? Go down
Kirangi Don't know? Go down
Kisumbwa Don't know? Go down
Kinyiha Don't know? Go down
Kinyaturu Don't know? Go down
Kikamba Don't know? Go down
Kibena Don't know? Go down
Madi Don't know? Go down
Lugbara Don't know? Go down
Runyankole Don't know? Go down
Luganda Don't know? Go down
Runyoro Don't know? Go down
Kijita Don't know? Go down
Kihehe Don't know? Go down
Kichagga Don't know? Go down
Kalenjin Don't know? Go down
Sebei Don't know? Go down
Lwo Don't know? Go down
Kiliangulu Don't know? Go down
Nigerian Don't know? Go down
Kenyan (Kikuyu) Don't know? Go down
Tanzanian (Maasai) Don't know? Go down
Swahili Don't know? Go down
Botswanian (Setswana) Don't know? Go down
Somalian Don't know? Go down
Malayan Don't know? Go down




         Well, at least you tried, now you can know what is the lion called in those languages:)

English You tell me:)
French Lion d'Afrique
Italian Leone
German Lwe
Spanish Len
Swedish Lejon
Arabic Asaad, Layth, Osama
Hebrew Aryeh
Portugese Leao
Ethiopian (Amharic) Ambessa
Malawian (Chichewa) Nkharam
Namibian (Damara) Xamm
Zulu Ingonyama
West Africa (Lingala) Ngouambulu
Kitaita Shimba
Kirabai Tsimba
Kirangi Siyimba
Kisumbwa Nsimba
Kinyiha Insama
Kinyaturu Ngimba
Kikamba Munyambu
Kibena Liduma
Madi Ebi
Lugbara Kami
Runyankole Ekichunchu
Luganda Empologoma
Runyoro Entale
Kijita Itare
Kihehe Nyalupala
Kichagga Maalo
Kalenjin Ngetuny
Sebei Njetunyido
Lwo Sibour/Odyek
Kiliangulu Nyek
Nigerian Odum, Aja
Kenyan (Kikuyu) Ngatia, Muruthi
Tanzanian (Maasai) Olugatany
Swahili Simba
Botswanian (Setswana) Tau
Somalian Davar, Libaax, Gool, Aar
Malayan Singa


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