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Mammals – Animals – Eläimet – Finnish Vocabulary

Here’s a list of the most common mammals on earth!

Finnish English
nisäkäs mammal
ahma wolverine
apina monkey
delfiini dolphine
dromedaari dromedary
fretti ferret
gepardi cheetah
gorilla gorilla
haisunäätä skunk
hamsteri hamster
hevonen horse
hiiri mouse
hirvi moose
hylje seal
härkä ox
ihminen human
ilves lynx
jaguaari jaguar
jänis rabbit
karhu bear
karitsa lamb
karja cattle
Finnish English
karju boar
kettu fox
kirahvi giraffe
kissa cat
koala koala
kojootti coyote
kuusipeura fallow deer
lammas sheep
lehmä cow
leijona lion
leopardi leopard
lepakko bat
liito-orava flying squirrel
majava beaver
marsu guinea pig
metsäkauris roe deer
metsäsika badger
mursu walrus
myyrä mole
mäyrä badger
naali arctic fox
norsu elephant
Finnish English
näätä marten
orava squirrel
ori stallion
panda panda
peura caribou
poro reindeer
pukki billy goat
saksanhirvi red deer
sarvikuono rhino
saukko otter
siili hedgehog
sika pig
sonni bull
supikoira raccoon dog
susi wolf
tamma mare
tiikeri tiger
valas whale
varsa foal
vasikka calf
visentti bison
vuohi goat

Finnish Sayings Related to Mammals

  • Terve kuin pukki.
    • Literally: Healthy as a billy goat.
    • Meaning: Very healthy.
  • Hänellä on oma lehmä ojassa.
    • Literally: He/she has their own cow in the ditch.
    • Meaning: They have their own good in mind.
  • Älä osta sikaa säkissä.
    • Literally: Don’t buy a pig in a bag.
    • Meaning: Don’t buy something without checking it first.
  • Rahalla saa ja hevosella pääsee.”
    • Literally: With money you get (something) and with a horse you get (somewhere).
    • Meaning: Everything has its price.
  • Koira on ihmisen paras ystävä.”
    • Meaning: The dog is man’s best friend.

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