Shapes name is an important topic for kids to learn as children see many things in their surroundings so it is necessary for kids to learn the names of those shapes. To enhance their vocabulary we have prepared the article with the knowledge of shapes name. Read the article till the end to gain full knowledge of shape names. We have covered all the names of shapes with their full details which will increase your vocabulary related to shape names.

## What are Shapes in English?

Shapes are geometric figures or patterns that an outline follows. Shapes are commonly drawn (whether with ink, pencil, or digitally), but they also exist in real life. When people hear the phrase “shapes,” they frequently visualize 2D (two-dimensional, or flat) representations, so the majority of the objects presented in this lesson will be 2D shapes, while some will also be 3D.

## Shapes Name with Pictures in English

There are an endless variety of different shapes, and there are names for almost all of them. The list that follows concentrates on forms that are more common and whose names you are more likely to need or want to know.

Sr. no. |
Shapes Name |
Images |

1 | Arrow | |

2 | Circle | |

3 | Cone | |

4 | Crescent | |

5 | Cross | |

6 | Cube | |

7 | Cuboid | |

8 | Cylinder | |

9 | Decagon | |

10 | Diamond | |

11 | Heart | |

12 | Hemisphere | |

13 | Heptagon | |

14 | Hexagon | |

15 | Hexagonal pyramid | |

16 | Kite | |

17 | Nonagon | |

18 | Octagon | |

19 | Octahedron | |

20 | Oval | |

21 | Parallelogram | |

22 | Pentagon | |

23 | Prism | |

24 | Pyramid | |

25 | Quadrilateral | |

26 | Rectangle | |

27 | Rectangular prism | |

28 | Rhombus | |

29 | Right triangle | |

30 | Ring | |

31 | Semicircle | |

32 | Sphere | |

33 | Square | |

34 | Square pyramid | |

35 | Star | |

36 | Tetrahedron | |

37 | Trapezium | |

38 | Trapezoid | |

39 | Triangle | |

40 | Triangular prism |

## 2D Shapes Name in Maths

In maths, 2d shapes can be defined as the plane or flat figures that can be drawn on a flat (or plane) surface or a piece of paper. All the 2d shapes have various parameters such as area and perimeter. Some of the 2d shapes contain sides and corners, whereas some have curved boundaries.

CIRCLE | A circle is an equally round shape. See the lid of a jar, flat, from above. That is a circle. The wheels on a car are circular, as well. So are the holes in most lined paper and notebooks. |

OVAL | An oval is basically a circle that’s been a little squished. The cups of over-the-ear headphones are generally referred to as oval. So is the profile of an egg. Some make a distinction between circles that have been squished in the middle versus circles that have been squished at the top, the former being called an ellipse, but common usage treats both as ovals. |

RECTANGLE | A rectangle is a shape with four sides, made up of two sets of parallel lines, with four right angles (90 degree angles; picture a capital L). It doesn’t matter whether the sets of sides are the same length. Picture a plain piece of printing paper. This is a rectangle, with one set of sides (generally the top and bottom) shorter than the other set of sides (generally the left and right). |

SQUARE | A square is a very specific type of rectangle, one with four equal sides. Some boxes have a square footprint. Origami paper is square. |

TRIANGLE | A triangle is a shape with three straight sides. These sides can be any length, with any degree of angle, as long as the three sides are joined at their ends. Many warning signs are triangular. A slice of a round pizza is mostly triangular (the crust is a little too rounded to be perfect). |

PENTAGON | A pentagon is a shape with five sides. A basic drawing of a house, with two lines for the roof, a line for each side, and a line for the bottom is generally a pentagon. |

## 2 D Shapes Chart with Names in Maths

## 3D Shapes Name in Maths

A three-dimensional shape is an object or solid figure that has three dimensions—length, breadth, and height—and is referred to as three-dimensional in geometry. Three-dimensional shapes have height, which is equivalent to thickness or depth, unlike two-dimensional shapes. These objects are sometimes referred to as 3-D forms because three dimensions can also be written as 3-D. Every 3-D shape takes up space, which is measured by volume.

SPHERE | A sphere is a 3D circle, like a ball. |

CUBE | A cube is a 3D square, like a box. |

PYRAMID | A pyramid is a 3D triangle. The giant structures in Egypt are pyramids, as is the Luxor in Las Vegas. |

CUBOID | A cuboid is a 3-dimensional solid rectangular structure that contains six rectangular faces, 12 edges, and eight vertices. |

CYLINDER | A cylinder is a 3-dimensional solid structure whose curved cylindrical surface is perpendicularly connected with two parallel circular bases. The center of the circular base is called the axis of the cylinder. |

## Shapes Name and Its Sides in Maths

Shapes and their sides are shared in the below table. It will be easy for kids to understand which shape contains how many sides.

TRIANGLE | 3 sides of equal length. | |

SQUARE | 4 sides of equal length. | |

RECTANGLE | 2 opposite sides are of equal length. | |

CIRCLE | No sides. |

## 3D Shapes Chart with Names in Maths

## Shapes Names in English and Hindi

Sr.no | Shapes Name In English | Shapes Name In Hindi |
---|---|---|

1. | Rectangle (रेक्टैंगगल) | आयत (Aayat) |

2. | Square (स्क्वेर) | वर्गाकार (Vargakaar) |

3. | Triangle (ट्राइऐंगल) | त्रिकोण (Trikon) |

4. | Right triangle (राईट ट्रायंगल) | समकोण त्रिभुज (Samkon Tribhuj) |

5. | Scalene triangle (स्केलीन ट्रायंगल) | विषमबाहु त्रिभुज (Vishambahu Tribhuj) |

6. | Circle (सर्कल) | चक्र, वृत्त (Chakra, vrit) |

7. | Semi Circle (सेमी सर्कल) | अर्ध-चक्र (Ardha Chakra) |

8. | Oval (ओवल) | अण्डाकार (Andakar) |

9. | Trapezoid (ट्रैपिज़ॉइड) | विषम चतुर्भुज (Visham Chaturbhuj) |

10. | Quadrilateral (क्वाड्रीलैटरल) | चतुष्कोष, चतुर्भुज (Chatarbhuj) |

11. | Rhombus (रोम्बस) | विषमकोण, तिर्यग्वर्ग (Vishamkon, Tiryagvrg) |

12. | Parallelogram (पराल्लेलोग्राम) | चतुर्भुज, समान्तर चतुर्भुज (Chatubhuj, Samantar Chaturbhuj) |

13. | Pentagon (पेन्टगान) | पञ्चभुज (Panchbhuj) |

14. | Hexagon (हेक्सगान) | षट्कोण (Satkon) |

15. | Heptagon (हेप्टागोन) | सप्तभुज (Saptabhuja) |

16. | Octagon (आक्टगान) | अष्टभुज (Ashtabhuj) |

17. | Decagon (डेकागोन) | दसभुज (Dasabhuj) |

18. | Dodecagon (दोडेकागोन) | बारहकोना, द्वादशभुज (Baarahakona, Dvaadashabhuj) |

19. | Heart (हार्ट) | हृदयाकर (Hrdayakar) |

20. | Star (स्टार) | तारा (Tara) |

21. | Sphere (स्फिर) | गोला (Gola) |

22. | Ellipsoid (इलिप्सॉइड ) | दीर्घवृत्ताभ (Dirghvritabh) |

23. | Cone (कोन) | शङ्कु (Sanku) |

24. | Cube (क्यूब) | घन (Ghan) |

25. | Cuboids (क्यूबोयड़स ) | घनाभ (Ghanabh) |

26. | Cylinder (सिलिन्डर) | बेलनाकार (Belanakaar) |

27. | Pyramid (पिरामिड) | सूच्चाकार (Ssoochaakaar) |

28. | Square Pyramid (स्क्वायर पिरामिड) | वर्ग पिरामिड (Varg Pyramid) |

29. | Hexagonal Pyramid (हेक्सागोनल पिरामिड) |
षट्कोणीय पिरामिड (Shatakoniya Pyramid) |

30. | Hexagonal Prism (हेक्सागोनल प्रिज्म) | षट्कोणीय प्रिज्म (Shatkoniya Prism) |

31. | Triangular Prism (ट्राइऐंगूलर प्रिज्म) | त्रिकोणीय प्रिज्म (Trikoniya Prism) |

32. | Tetrahedron (टेट्राहेड्रॉन) | चतुर्पाश्वीय (Chaturpaashveey) |

33. | Octahedron (ऑक्टाहेड्रान) | अष्टफलक (Aṣṭaphalaka) |

34. | Diamond (डाइमन्ड) | तिर्यग्वर्ग (Tiryagvarg) |

## Shapes Names- FAQs

**Que. What are all 16 basic shapes?**

Ans. Triangle, square, rectangle, circle, semi-circle, Cone, Cube, Cuboid, Cylinder, Rhombus, Right triangle, Trapezium, Hexagon, Kite, Quadrilateral, Pyramid, etc.

**Que. What is the basic shape?**

Ans. There are only three basic shapes those are **a square, a triangle, and a circle**. All other shapes are derived from these.

**Que. What is a shape for kids?**

Ans. Shapes are geometric figures or patterns that an outline follows.

**Que. What are the 2-dimensional shapes?**

Ans. 2d shapes can be defined as the plane or flat figures that can be drawn on a flat (or plane) surface or a piece of paper.

**Que. What are the 3-dimensional shapes?**

Ans. A three-dimensional shape is an object or solid figure that has three dimensions—length, breadth, and height—and is referred to as three-dimensional in geometry.

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