Common Animals | German Nouns

Improve your German skills by learning some of the most regularly occurring animals in conversation and text.
female “die” nouns are red
male “der” nouns are blue
neuter “das” nouns are green

Everybody who isn't a monster likes animals. Are you planning a trip to a city in Germany with a zoo? Do you simply want to have a conversation about your pets? Perhaps you are trying to improve your reading comprehension and are looking for a vocabulary boost. You can find some of the most frequently used animal related words below.

Your knowledge of noun genders plays a gigantic role in your ability to correctly apply German grammar rules. We have color coded the nouns on our site so you can more easily learn the articles that go with each noun, both improving your vocabulary and giving you a huge advantage when it comes to accurately constructing German sentences.

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