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How Animals Sound in Foreign Languages | T+L Family

You’ve taught your flock to talk like the animals. But you may not realize that creatures “speak” differently from place to place. We gathered a cacophony of barnyard sounds for you to try out—you can listen to many of them (and contribute your own) at bzzzpeek.com. Altogether now: a round of “Old McDonald” in Turkish!

Moose

U.S.: Squeak-squeak
Germany: Fiep
Finland: Piip-piip-piip
China: Jee-jee

Pig

U.S.: Oink-oink
Japan: Buu-buu
Italy: Gronf
Poland: Kwiii

Cow

U.S.: Moo
Thailand: More-more
France: Meuh
Korea: Mm-meh

Dog

U.S.: Woof-woof
Philippines: Ow-ow
Russia: Gav-gav
Spain: Wau-wau

Rooster

U.S.: Cock-a-doodle-doo
Sweden: Kuckeliku-kuckeliku
Turkey: Ügürüggüüüü
Switzerland: Kikerikii

Frog

U.S.: Ribbit
Brazil: Croc-croc
Greece: Quax
Italy: Kra-kra

Duck

U.S.: Quack-quack
Israel: Ga-ga
Argentina: Cua-cua-cua
Japan: Won-won

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