How to Say Lion in Different Languages

Lion in Different Languages: The Lion (Panthera Leo) is a species of the Felidae family; the lion is a Muscular cat with a short, circular head; its neck is reduced, and ears are rounded, and its tail is hairy. Lions are sexually dimorphic, males and female. Lions have strong bodies, teeth and jaws, which pull and kill prey.

How to Say Lion in 88 Different Languages

Different LanguagesWord Lion
Albanianluan
Basquelehoia
Belarusianлеў
Bosnianlav
Bulgarianлъв
Catalanlleó
Croatianlav
Czechlev
Danishløve
Dutchleeuw
Estonianlõvi
Finnishleijona
FrenchLion
GalicianLeón
GermanLöwe
Greekλιοντάρι (liontári)
Hungarianoroszlán
IcelandicLjón
Irishleon
ItalianLeone
Latvianlauva
Lithuanianliūtas
MacedonianЛав
Malteseiljun
Norwegianløve
PolishLew
Portugueseleão
Romanianleu
Russianлев (lev)
Serbianлав (lav)
Slovaklev
Slovenianlev
Spanishleón
Swedishlejon
Ukrainianлев (lev)
Welshllew
Yiddishלייב
Armenianառյուծ
Azerbaijaniaslan
Bengaliসিংহ
Chinese Simplified狮子 (shīzi)
Chinese Traditional獅子 (shīzi)
Georgianlion
Gujaratiસિંહ
Hindiशेर
Hmongtsov ntxhuav
Japaneseライオン
Kannadaಸಿಂಹದ
Kazakhарыстан
Khmerសត្វតោ
Korean사자 (saja)
Laoຊ້າງ
Malayalamസിംഹം
Marathiसिंह
Mongolianарслан
Myanmar (Burmese)ခြင်္သေ့သည်
Nepaliसिंह
Sinhalaසිංහයා
Tajikшер
Tamilசிங்கம்
Teluguసింహం
Thaiสิงโต
Turkishaslan
Urduشیر
Uzbeksher
Vietnamesesư tử
Arabicأسد ('asada)
Hebrewאַריֵה
Persianشیر نر
Afrikaansleeu
Chichewamkango
Hausazaki
Igboọdụm
Sesothotau
Somalilibaax
Swahilisimba
Yorubakiniun
Zuluibhubesi
Cebuanoleon
Filipinoleon
Indonesiansinga
Javanesesinga
Malagasyliona
Malaysinga
Maoriraiona
Esperantoleono
Haitian Creolelyon
Latinleo

Their coats are yellow gold. The adult males are shaggy, blonde to reddish-brown and black in color. Age, genes and hormones probably determine how long and color a lion male has. Young lions will have light coats on their bodies which disappear in growing phase.

At the shoulder lions range from 3.5 feet to 4 feet tall. The males grow up to 10 feet long and have a tail of 2 to 3 feet. They weigh between 330 and 550 pounds. Females are somewhat smaller and grow to 9 meters in length and weigh 265 to 395 pounds. Lions form groups called prides. Pride consists of adult males, females and cubs.

Lions have defined their territories and do not let other prides to stay in their area. Through roaring and by scent marking, Lions claim their territories. In general, their characteristic grumbling is performed the evening before a hunting night and before dawn. Lion exists in a wide range of habitats.

It lives in vast plains, thick brush and dry forest. Except for a small Indian subspecies of lions which remains in northwestern India’s Gir Forest, lions now only live in Africa from South to North South Africa.  They are not found in the equatorial regions dominated by humid tropical forests. Lions mainly eat larger animals weighing between 100 and 1 000 pounds (45 to 453 kilograms).

In case of deficiency they feed on a number of smaller animals, including rats and reptiles., are also caught and eaten.  A lioness can live in the wild for up to sixteen years, but men rarely live over the age of twelve. The population of lions is decreasing due to urbanization.

 

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