Goat in Arabic
Goat in Arabic

Goat in Arabic (Arabic Words For Male, Female, and Baby Goat)

For all the animal lovers out there, learning how to say goat in Arabic will definitely be an important addition to your vocabulary. There are a few important things to know about the Arabic name for goat.


Let’s learn the Arabic word for goat vocabulary and avoid an embarrassment!

How to Say Goat in Arabic?

The most common Arabic word for goat is pronounced maa’iz and written as مَاعِز. The plural Arabic word for goat is pronounced miwaa’iz and written as مِوَاعز. In Arabic, goat is a masculine noun. When ال is added before the noun, it becomes الماعز which means the ‘goat’.

Other Arabic Words For Goat

Mi’zaah مِعْزاة Ma’z مَعْز Anza عَنْز Ma’aza مَعَز Anzah عَنْزة

Male Goat in Arabic

The Arabic word for male goat (“he goat” or “billy goat”) is “تيس” (tais) or ذَكَرُ الماعز (zakarul maa’iz).


In English, “he goat” or “billy goat” refers to a male goat, specifically an adult male goat that has not been castrated. In Arabic, the word for this type of goat is “تيس” (tais).

The word “تيس” can also be used to refer to a young male goat or kid, although it is most commonly used to refer to an adult male goat.

Female Goat in Arabic

Female goat is called عَناق pronounced as anaaq in Arabic. She goat or nanny goat is called مِعْزاة (mi’zaah) or عَنْزة (anzah) according to dictionary. These words also means goat in the Arabic language.

Baby Goat in Arabic

The Arabic word for young goat is pronounced jadyu and written as جَدْي. It also means kid or baby goat.

Goat Cheese in Arabic

The Arabic word for “goat cheese” is ” جبن الماعز” (jubnal ma’iz).


In Arabic, “cheese” is translated as “جبن” (jubn), while “goat” is translated as “مَاعِز” (ma’iz). So when you combine these two words, you get “جبن الماعز” (jubnal ma’iz), which means “goat cheese” in English.

Goat cheese is a type of cheese that is made from goat’s milk. It has a distinctive flavor that can range from tangy to sweet, depending on how it is prepared.

It is commonly used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, and is often served as an appetizer or used as a topping for salads and other dishes.


Goat (ماعز) is one of the animals mentioned by name in the Quran. It is referred to in verse (6:143) of chapter (6) sūrat l-anʿām (The Cattle). Allah SWT says:

ثَمَٰنِيَةَ أَزۡوَٰجٍۖ مِّنَ ٱلضَّأۡنِ ٱثۡنَيۡنِ وَمِنَ ٱلۡمَعۡزِ ٱثۡنَيۡنِۗ قُلۡ ءَآلذَّكَرَيۡنِ حَرَّمَ أَمِ ٱلۡأُنثَيَيۡنِ أَمَّا ٱشۡتَمَلَتۡ عَلَيۡهِ أَرۡحَامُ ٱلۡأُنثَيَيۡنِۖ نَبِّئُونِى بِعِلۡمٍ إِن كُنتُمۡ صَٰدِقِينَ

Sahih International Transliteration

[They are] eight mates – of the sheep, two and of the goats, two. Say, “Is it the two males He has forbidden or the two females or that which the wombs of the two females contain? Inform me with knowledge, if you should be truthful.”

Goat in Quran
Goat in Quran

Goat Related Words in Arabic

Arabic textMeaning
Goat Milkحليب الماعز
Goatتيس؛ ثَيْتَل؛ جدي
Goat Cheeseجبن الماعز
angora goatماعز الأنجورا
angora goatمِعزاة أنقَرة
billy goatتَيْس/ حيوان
billy goatذَكَرُ الماعز
goat antelopeالظباء الماعز
goat antelopeالظَّبْي الماعزيّ
goat herderراعي ماعز
goat louseقَمْلُ الماعِز
goat meatلَحْم الماعز


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