The Hedgehog name

 

African: krimpvarkie
Anglosaxon: igil or il
Arabic: qunfud
Bengali: kata chua (spikey mouse)
Chinese: ci-wei (needle animal)
Cornish: sort
Czech : jezek
Danish: pindsvin
Dutch: egel
English: hedgehog, hedgepig,  urchin
Finnish: siili
French: herisson
Gaelic: crainneag
German: igel
Greek: skandzohoiros
Hebrew: kipod
Hindi: aik parkar ka jangli chuha (“a spikey sort of mouse”)
Hungarian: sün, süni, sündisznó
Irish: grainneog
Italian: riccio
Japanese: hejjihoggu or harinezumi
Latin: erinaceus
Maltese: Qanfud
Mandarin Chinese: Cìweì
Norwegian: piggsvin
Persian: kharpusht
Polish: jez
Portugese: ourico
Romanian: arici
Punjabi: kanderala (“thorned animal”)
Russian: ezh
Spanish: erizo
Swedish: igelkott
Welsh: draenog

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