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Cryptid vocabulary/ Vocabulaire des bêtes mythiques

Les noms/nouns

le bec: beak , pl. becs

l´aile (f): wing , pl. ailes

la griffe: claw,  pl. griffes

la serre: bird claw , pl. serres

la pince: pincer (crab claw) , pl. pinces

la mâchoire: jaw/ jaws , pl. mâchoires

les bois/la ramure: antlers

la corne: horn,  pl. cornes

la queue: tail, pl. queues

la plume: feather , pl. plumes

le sabot: hoof (horses/ goats) , pl. sabots

la fourrure: fur

l´écaille (f): scale (snakes/ fish) ,  pl. écailles

le tentacule: tentacle ,  pl. tentacules

la nageoire: fin (fish) , pl. nageoires

l´aileron (m): shark fin , pl. ailerons

l´épine (f):  spike (hedgehog) , pl. épines

le museau: muzzle , pl. museaux

le groin: pig snout ,  pl. groins

la carapace : shell (tortoise shell) , pl. carapaces

la crinière: mane (a lion´s mane) , pl. crinières


Les adjectifs/ adjectives

ailé (m), ailée (f) : winged

cornu (m), cornue (f): horned

poilu (m), poilue (f) : furry, hairy

emplumé/ plumeux (m), plumeuse (f): feathery

écailleux (m), écailleuse (f): scaly


Les verbes/verbs

cracher: to hiss (cat)

siffler: to hiss (snake)

griffer: to scratch

battre: to flap (wings)


The photo is from “The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black” by E. B. Hudspeth (Vocabulary also inspired by it)

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