Animals And Their Babies 

Animals And Their Babies

 

Animals And Their Babies

Animals And Their Babies 

How curious and interesting to know the names of animals and their babies like tiger-cub, zebra-colt, pig-pigling, rabbit-bunny, cat-kitten, dog-puppy, cow-calf, lion-cub, and duck-duckling, pigeon-squab, hen-chicken etc., Maybe animals, birds, insects or other things. The names of these young ones are called diminutives in English. Most of these animals and their babies names are formed by adding suffixes like -et, -ette, -let, and -ling.  Here is a useful diminutives list of those fascinating names.

 

Sl.No. Names of the Animal or Bird Their Babies/Young Ones / Diminutives
01 animal animalcule
02 ant grub
03 ass foal, colt
04 bear cub
05 bee grub
06 beaver kitten
07 bird birdie
08 buffalo buffalo calf
09 bull bullock
10 butterfly caterpillar
11 cat kitten
12 cock cockerel
13 cockroach nymph
14 cow calf
15 deer fawn
16 dog pup, puppy
17 duck duckling
18 eagle eaglet
19 eel elver
20 elephant calf
21 elk calf
22 fowl chicken
23 fox cub
24 frog tadpole
25 goat kid
26 goose gosling
27 hawk eyas
28 hare leveret
29 hen chicken
30 herring brit
31 hippopotamus calf
32 hill hillock
33 hog stoat
34 horse colt, filly, foal
35 housefly maggot
36 kangaroo joey
37 lamb lambkin
38 leopard cub
39 lion cub, whelp
40 monkey infant
41 moose calf
42 mosquito wriggler, larva
43 moth caterpillar
44 ox stot, calf
45 owl owlet
46 oyster spat
47 pig pigling
48 pigeon squab
49 ram lamb
50 rat pup
51 rabbit kitten, bunny, kit
52 salmon parr
53 sheep lamb
54 stag fawn
55 swan cygnet
56 tiger cub
57 wolf cub
58 zebra colt, foal
Names of the Thing or Object Their Small Things / Diminutives
59 ankle anklet
60 arm armlet
61 art article
62 ball ballot
63 banner banneret
64 baron baronet
65 basin basiner
66 bay bight
67 book booklet
68 brace bracelet
69 brook brooklet
70 cabin cabinet
71 car chariot
72 cask casket
73 church chapel
74 cigar cigarette
75 circle circlet
76 city citadel
77 code codicil
78 corn kernel
79 cover coverlet
80 crown coronet
81 cut cutlet
82 dame damsel
83 dear darling
84 double doublet
85 drop droplet
86 eye eyelet
87 fat fatling
88 flower floweret
89 globe globule
90 grain granule
91 hire hireling
92 ice icicle
93 isle islet
94 lance lancet
95 lass lassie
96 latch latchet
97 leaf leaflet
98 maid maiden
99 man manikin
100 midge midget
101 mole molecule
102 novel novelette
103 nest nestling
104 nurse nurseling
105 pack packet
106 part particle
107 pile pillow
108 pill pilule
109 poet poetaster
110 prince princeling
111 puss pussy
112 ring ringlet
113 rip ripple, ripplet
114 river rivulet
115 root rootlet
116 rose rosette
117 sack satchel
118 scythe sickle
119 seat saddle
120 seed seedlet, seedling
121 shade shadow
122 sign signet
123 snip snippet
124 sock socket
125 spark sparkle, sparklet
126 star asterisk, starlet
127 statue statuette
128 stream streamlet
129 suck suckling
130 tower turret
131 verse versicle
132 waggon waggonette
133 wave wavelet

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