Animal

Animal, (noun), 1- ḥiwan (ḥiwanat).

2- (someone who behaves badly), hayca (hwayec).


Examples:

A great variety of plants and animals live in the tropical rain forest. - Kayen bezzaf l-enwaɛ taɛ l-ḥcawec u l-ḥiwanat lli iɛicu f l-ɣabat l-madaṛiyya.

An elephant is an enormous animal. - L-fil ḥiwan kbir.

Farid is an animal in bed. - Farid hayca f l-frac.

He set a trap to catch the animal. - Dar fexxa bac yegbeḍ hadak l-ḥiwan.

If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat? - Lukan ma dar-c Ṛebbi l-ḥiwanat bac naklu-hum, immal weɛla-c xleq-hum men l-lḥem?

If you were to compare me to an animal, which animal would you compare me to? - Lukan tqaren-ni l-kac ḥiwan, wecnu huwa l-ḥiwan lli tqaren-ni li-h?

In the caves one can find stalactites and stalagmites, minerals, plant and animal life. - F l-ɣiran, l-waḥed yeqder yelqa nwazel, ṣwaɛed, mɛaden, ḥcawec u ḥiwanat.

I read somewhere that animals can sense an earthquake before it hits. - Nsit win qrit belli l-ḥiwanat teqder tḥess b-z-znezla qbel ma teḍreb.

Not all baby animals are cute. - Maci gaɛ ṣ-ṣɣar taɛ l-ḥiwanat cabbin.

She saw a lot of animals on the road. - Cafet bezzaf ḥiwanat f ṭ-ṭriq.

Some animals are endowed with special gifts. - Ci ḥiwanat ɛend-hum qudurat xaṣṣa. ~

Some animals are very good at climbing. - Ci ḥiwanat yeɛɛeṛfu mliḥ yeṭṭelɛu. ~

Their love of animals is remarkable. - L-ḥubb taɛ-hum l-l-ḥiwanat weḥd-u.

What animals are you afraid of? - Ckun huma l-ḥiwanat lli txaf-hum?


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