Sea creatures in Arabic

In this lesson, we’ll talk about various types of Samak (fish) and other sea creatures in Arabic. Some of these you might find on a plate garnished with lemon, and some you might see on a snorkeling trip or in a fish tank peeking out from behind some coral! Either way, this is important vocabulary to know while traveling anywhere in the world.

Let's talk about sea creatures in Arabic...

Let's get started on some fishy vocabulary!

سمك

Samak

Fish

رنجة

Ringa

herring

قنديل البحر

2andil el ba7r

jellyfish

استاكوزا

Istakoza

lobster

كابوريا

Kaborya

crab

محار

Ma7ar

oyster

حبار / كليماري

Kalimari / 7abar

squid

قرش

2ersh

shark

دولفين

Dolfin

dolphin

حوت

7out

whale

سالمون

Salamon

salmon

تراوت

Trawt

trout

حصان البحر

7osan el ba7r

seahorse

البيك

El bik

pike

بلح البحر

Bala7 el ba7r

mussel

المبروك

El mabrouk

carp

Mabrook! You now have a new set of words to add to your vocabulary list! Food in Arabic-speaking countries can contain many new and diverse flavors. If you see fish on a menu, be brave and order something new. You won’t be disappointed!

Here are a few recommended Arabic lessons to try next!

!مع السلامة
Ma3a essalama!
Goodbye!

Amira Zaki
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