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How to Say Hedgehog in over 40 Languages

Thanks to the help of viewers like you we have upgraded to the 40 language mark! Keep them coming! If you know hedgehog in another language, please let me know so I can add it.


Russian
Yozh
(dim. Yozhik)

Danish
Pindsvin

French
Herisson

Bulgarian
Taralyozh

Spanish
Erizo

Sweedish
Igelkott

Italian
Riccio

Norwegian
Pindsvin or Pinnsvin

Dutch
Egel

Ukranian
Izhak

Irish Gaelic
gráinneog

German
der Igel

Slovak
Jez

Hawaiian
Pua'a-okalakala

Indonesian
Landak

Vietnamese
Con Dim

Turkish
Kirpi

Czech
Jezek

Lithuanian
Ezys

Hungarian
Sünfélék or just Sün

Albanian
Iriq

Portugese
Cacheiro

English
Hedgehog
(aka. Urchin, Tiggy, Vuz-Peg, and 'Edgepig)

Brazilian Portugese
Porco-espinho

Latin
Echinus
Atelerix (Genus for African Hedgehogs)
Erinaceus (Genus for Woodland Hedgehogs)
Hemiechinus (Genus for Long Eared Hedgehogs)
Mesechinus (Genus for Steppe Hedgehogs)
Paraechinus (Genus for Desert Hedgehogs)

Qazaq-tili
Kyrpy

Basque
Kirikino

Yiddish
Shtechler

Yoruban
Oya

Lapine
Yona

Korean
Ko sum do chi

Polish
Jez

Estonian
Siil

Welsh
Draenog

Japanese
Hari-Nezumi
lit: Needle Mouse

Arabic
Al-qunfuth

Finnish
siili
(pr. Sea-li)

Roumanie
Arici

Scots Gaelic
Grŕinneag

Bretagne or Breton
Ar Analaouen ou Heurusson or Heureuchin

Esperanto
Erinaco

Manx
Graynoge

Cornish
Sort

Catalan
Erico


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One further note, please excuse my transliteration. If you have suggestions about how to do it better, let me know.