Collective nouns for animals.

Dalam bahasa Inggeris, collective nouns digunakan bila sesuatu nouns itu dalam jumlah yang banyak. Perhatikan penggunaan collective nouns untuk haiwan-haiawan yang diberikan ini:-

Animals

Colective nouns

Nota

1.

Ape

shrewdness

Bat

colony

2.

Bear

sleuth, sloth

3.

Bird

flock

4.

Cat

clutter, clowder, litter (young born to one female)

litter ( anak kucing dari emak yang sama)

5.

Cattle

drift, drove, herd, mob

6.

Chicken

flock, brood (of hens), clutch (of chicks), peep (of chicks)

brood (ayam betina), clutch (anak-anak ayam) , peep (anak-anak ayam)

7.

Deer

herd, mob

8.

Dog

litter (pups from one mother), pack (wild), kennel

litter (anak anjing dari emak yang sama), pack (anjing liar)

9.

Donkey

drove, herd

10.

Elephant

herd, parade

11.

Fish

draft, run, school, shoal

12.

Fox

skulk, leash

13.

Frog

army, knot

14.

giraffe

herd, corps, tower, group

15.

Goat

herd, tribe, trip

16.

Goose

flock, gaggle

17.

Gorilla

band

18.

Hamster

horde

19.

Hare

down, husk, warren

20.

Hawk

aerie, cast, kettle

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