The Word "Butterfly" in Other Languages



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Afrikaans   -   vlinder

skoenlapper



Albanian   -   flutur

flutur -- butterfly, damper, spinner, fleeting

stil flutur - butterfly



Arabic   -   فراشة (farash)

فراشة -- butterfly, moth, satyr, tortoiseshell

شخص موكل باتباع الملذات -- butterfly




Armenian   -   թիթեռ (t’it’yerr)



Azerbaikani   -   kəpənək

kəpənək -- butterfly, moth

gecəkəpənəyi -- butterfly, moth

pərvanə -- moth, butterfly



Basque   -   tximeleta

матыль -- butterfly, moth



Balrusian   -   матылёк (matyliok)

матыль -- butterfly, moth


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Bengali   -   প্রজাপতি (Prajāpati)

প্রজাপতি -- butterfly, bloodworm

তরলমতি ব্যক্তি -- butterfly



Blackfoot   -   apo'ni



Bosnian   -   leptir



Bulgarian   -   peperuda

пеперуда -- butterfly

бътерфлай -- butterfly, butterfly stroke

лекомислен човек -- butterfly, trifler, idler



Burmese   -   လိပ်ပြာ (liutpyar)



Catalan   -   papallona



Cebuano   -   alibangbang, kaba-kaba



Cherokee ka-ma-ma



Chinese (Simplified)   -   蝴蝶 (Húdié)

蝴蝶 -- butterfly

蝶 -- butterfly

蝴 -- butterfly

蛱 -- butterfly, brush-footed butterfly

蜨 -- butterfly

轻浮的人 -- butterfly


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Chinese (Traditional)   -   蝴蝶 (Húdié)

蝴蝶 -- butterfly

蝶 -- butterfly

蜨 -- butterfly

蝴 -- butterfly

蛺 -- butterfly, brush-footed butterfly

輕浮的人 -- butterfly



Croatian   -   leptir



Czech   -   motýl

motýl -- butterfly

motýlek --butterfly, bow



Danish   -   sommerfugl



Dutch   -   vlinder

vlinder -- butterfly, moth

kapel -- chapel, oratory, butterfly, chantry



English   -   butterfly



Esperanto   -   papilio



Estonian   -   liblikas



Filipino   -   paruparo

paruparo -- butterfly

paparo -- butterfly



Finnish   -   perhonen

perhonen -- butterfly

perho -- fly, butterfly

päiväperhonen -- butterfly


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French   -   papillon



Galician   -   bolboreta



Georgian   -   პეპელა (pepela)



German   -   Schmetterling

der Schmetterling -- butterfly

der Butterfly -- butterfly

der Falter -- butterfly, moth, lepidoptera

der Schmetterlingsstil -- butterfly stroke, butterfly


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Greek   -   πεταλούδα (petaloúda)



Gujarati   -   બટરફ્લાય (Baṭaraphlāya)

પતંગિયું -- butterfly



Haitian   -   બટરફ્લાય (papiyon)



Hausa   -   malam buɗe ido



Hebrew   -   פרפר



Hindi  -   तितली (Titalī)


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Hmong   -   npauj npaim

tus npauj npaim -- butterfly, moth



Hopi povolhoya



Hungarian   -   pillangó

pillangó -- butterfly

lepke -- butterfly



Icelandic   -   Butterfly

fiðrildi -- butterfly



Igbo   -   urukurubụba

nru ububa -- butterfly



Indonesian   -   Kupu-kupu

kupu-kupu -- butterfly

rama-rama -- butterfly



Irish   -   féileacán

féileacán -- butterfly

snámh féileacáin -- butterfly



Italian   -  farfalla



Japanese   -   蝶 (Chō)

バタフライ -- butterfly

蝶 -- butterfly

蝶々 -- butterfly

蝴蝶 -- butterfly

蝶蝶 -- butterfly



Javanese   -   kupu



Kannada   -   ಚಿಟ್ಟೆ (Ciṭṭe)

ಚಿಟ್ಟೆ -- butterfly

ಪತಂಗ -- kite, butterfly, sea butterfly

ಸೊಗಸುಗಾರ -- buckish, butterfly, dandy, elegant, exquisite, fop

ಪಾತರಗತ್ತಿ -- butterfly


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Kazakh   -   көбелек (köbelek)



Khmer   -   មេអំបៅ (meambaw)

មេឣមបោ -- butterfly



Korean   -   나비 (nabi)

나비 -- butterfly, width, puss

불안한 마음 -- butterfly

버터플라이 --butterfly



Lakota   -   kimimela, kimimila



Lao   -   butterfly

ແມງກະເບື້ອ -- butterfly, butterfly, moth



Latin   -   papilio



Latvian   -   tauriņš



Lithuanian   -   peteliškė

peteliškė -- butterfly

drugys -- fever, moth, butterfly, ague, the shakes

plaštakė -- butterfly, moth



Macedonian   -   пеперутка (peperutka)

пеперуга -- butterfly



Malagasy   -   lolo



Malay   -   rama-rama


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Malayalam   -   ചിതശലഭം (citaśalabhaṁ)



Maltese   -   farfett



Maori   -   pūrerehua



Marathi   -   फुलपाखरू (Phulapākharū)

फुलपाखरू -- butterfly

रंगेल माणूस -- butterfly

कोणत्याही एका जागी न स्थिरावणारी व्यक्ती -- butterfly



Mongolian   -   эрвээхэй (erveekhei)



Navajo   -   K'aalogii



Nepali   -   पुतली (Putalī)



Nepali   -   पुतली (Putalī)



Norwegian   -   butterfly



Nyanja   -   gulugufe


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Persian   -   پروانه



Polish   -   motyl



Portugese   -   borboleta



Punjabi   -   ਤਿਤਲੀ (Titalī)



Romanian   -   fluture



Russian   -   бабочка (babochka)



Serbian   -   лептир (leptir)



Samoan   -   pepe



Sinhala   -   සමනළ (samanaḷa)


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Slovak   -   motýľ



Slovenian   -   metulj



Somali   -   balanbaalis



Spanish   -   mariposa



Sundanese   -   kukupu



Swahili   -   kipepeo



Swedish   -   fjäril



Tajik   -   бабочка (ʙaʙocka)


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Tamil   -   பட்டாம்பூச்சி (Paṭṭāmpūcci)



Telugu   -   సీతాకోకచిలుక (Sītākōkaciluka)



Thai   -   ผีเสื้อ (IP̄hīs̄eụ̄̂x)



Turkish   -   kelebek



Ukranian   -   метелик (metelyk)



Urdu   -   تیتلی



Uzbek   -   kapalak



Vietnamese   -   con bướm



Welsh   -   iâr fach yr haf



Yiddish   -   פלאַטערל



Yoruba   -   flaterl



Zulu   -   butterfly

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