# Names of shapes

Here are the English names of basic shapes.

Names of shapes |

A square has four right-angles. Its four sides are all the same length. |

A rectangle has four right-angles. It has two long sides and two shorter sides. Something that has the shape of a rectangle is rectangular. |

A circle is round. It has no angles. Its line is called the circumference. Something that has the shape of a circle is circular.Half a circle is called a semi-circle. |

A triangle has three sides and three angles. Something that has the shape of a triangle is triangular. |

An oval is an elongated circle and looks a little like an egg. |

A cube is three-dimensional. It is made of six equal squares. |

## Other shapes