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Help! Fire! & Stop! in many languages

Here are some useful phrases to use in emergencies. Shouting 'Fire!' or the equivalent in other languages may get more reaction than shouting 'Help!'.

Click on any of the phrases that are links to hear them spoken. If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please contact me.

To see more phrases in each language click on the language names. If you'd like to see these phrases in any combination of two languages, try the Phrase Finder.

Language Help! Fire! Stop!
Afrikaans Help! Brand! Stop!
Albanian (Gheg) Nihmojëm! Zjarm! Nalu!
Albanian (Tosk) Ndihmë! Zjarr! Ndalo!
Aleut Aguung! Hixs! Haaĝanil!
Altay Болуш! (Boluš!) Ӧрт! (Ört!) Токто! (Tokto!)
Aklan Tabang!    
Amharic እርዳኝ (ərdaň!) >m
እርጂኝ (ərǧǧiň!) >f
እርዱኝ (ərduň!) - pl
እሳት (əsat!) ቁም! (qum) >m
ቁሚ! (qumi) >f
Arabic
(Egyptian)
(ilHaʿni!) اإلحقني! (Hareeʿ!) حريق! (uʿaf!) أقف!
Arabic
(Lebanese)
Moose3ade! 7ari2! 5alas!
Arabic
(Moroccan)
(ʿṭeqnī!) عتقني! (lʿafīya!) العافية! (wqef!) وقف!
Aragonese Aduya! Fuego! Alto!
Armenian
(Western)
Օգնէ՛: (Okneh) Կրա՛կ: (Guhrag) Կեցի՛ր: (Getseer)
Assamese সহায়! (xôhay!) জুই! (zui!) ৰ’ব! (robô!) - frm
ৰ'বা! (roba) - inf
Azerbaijani Kömək! Od var!
Yanğın var!
Dayanın!
Basque Lagundu! Sua! Geldi!
Bavarian Heif! Faia! Šdobb!
Belarusian Дапамога
(Dapamoha!)
Дапамажыце!
(Dapamazhyće)
Вагонь!
(Vagoń!)
Супыніцеся!
(Supynićes'a)
Bengali বাঁচাও! (bãchao!) আগুন লেগেছে! (agun legechhe!) থামুন! (thamun!)
Bhojpuri मदद कर (madad kara) आग (aag) रूक (rook)
Breton Sikour! Tan! Dihan!
Paouez!
Bulgarian Помощ! (Pomošt!) Пожар! (Požar!) Стоп! (Stop!)
Спри! (Spri!) inf
Спрете! (Sprete!)
Стойте! (Stojte!) frm
Burmese ကယ်ပါ။ (keh-ba) mee laun neih bi! ရပ်။ (yaq)
Chinese
(Cantonese)
救命呀! (gau mehng a!) 火燭呀! (fóh jūk a!) 停低! (tìhng dài!)
Catalan Socors!
Auxili!
Foc! Alto!
Cebuano Tabang! Sunog! Hunung!
Undang!
Sakto na!
Chabacano de Cavite Ayuda cunmigo! Quema! Para!
Chabacano de Zamboanga Socorro!
Ayuda conmigo!
  Para usted!
Para tu!
Para vos!
Basta!
Chamorro
(Guam dialect)
Ayuda! Guafe! Båsta!
Påra!
Chamorro
(North Marianas dialect)
Ayuda! Guafe! Basta!
Chechen Орца! (Orca!) ЦІе ю! (Ċe yu!) Саца! (Saca!)
Chichewa Mundithandize!
Ndithadizeni
Moto! Ima!
Chinese
(Hakka)
救命! (giu5miang5!) 火! (fo3!) 停! (tin2!)
Chinese
(Mandarin)
救命啊! (jìumìng ā!) 火啊! (huǒ a!) 停! (tíng!)
停下! (tíngxià!)
停車! [停车] (tíng chē) when in vehicle
站住! (zhànzhù) to someone on foot
立正 (lìzhèng) "halt!" - used by the military
Chinese
(Shanghainese)
救命啊! (qiuming a!) Sa fla! 停! (ting!)
Chinese
(Taiwanese)
救命! (kiù-miā!) 火! (hóe/hé!) 停! (thêng!)
Cornish Gweres!
Harow!
Tan! Hedh!
Corsican Aiutu!
Aiutatemi!
Focu!
Piccia!
Arristeti!
Piantala!
Croatian U pomoć! Požar! Stani!
Cuyonon Tabang! Sonog!
Raros!
Kalayo!
Pagtadeng!
Czech Pomoc! Hoří! Stůj!
Dutch Help!
Hulp!
Brand! Stop!
Estonian Appi! Tulekahju!
Põleb!
Pidage kinni!
Peatuge!
Stopp!
Ewe Kpedeŋu nye! Dzo! Tↄ!
Extremaduran Acorrei-mi!
Acuí-mi!
Ayúa!
Huegu!
Fuegu!
Alto!
Faroese Hjálp! Eldur í! Steðga!
Gevst!
Fijian Kere!
Kere veivuke!
Kama! Taro-va!
Vakamuduka!
Finnish Apua!
Auttakaa! (pl)
Tulipalo! Seis!
Pysähdy! (sg)
Pysähtykää! (pl)
Flemish (West) Help! Brand! Stop!
French Au secours !
À l'aide !
Au feu ! Arrêtez !
Frisian (North) Heelp! Iilj! Hüülj!
Frisian (West) Help! Brân! Stop!
Stûkje!
Friulian Jutori! Fûc! Ferme!
Galician Axuda!
Socorro!
Auxilio!
Lume!
Fogo!
Para!
Gascon   Au huec ! Arrestats !
Georgian მიშველეთ! (mishvelet!) ხანძარია! (khandzaria!) შეჩერდით! (shecherdit!)
გაჩერდით! (gacherdit!)
German Hilfe! Feuer! Halt!
Greek (Ancient) Ζεῦ σῶσον! (Zdeú sōson!) Πῦρ! (Púr!) Παῦε! (Paúe!)
Greek (Modern) Βοήθεια! (Voíthia!) Φωτιά! (Fotyá!) Στόπ! (Stop!)
Σταμάτα! (Stamáta!) - inf/sg
Σταματήστε! (Stamatíste!) - frm/pl
Gujarati મદદ કરો (madad karo) આગ (aag) થોભો (thobho)
Haitian Creole Anmwe! Dife! Rete!
Hausa Taimaka! Wuta! Tsaya!
Dakata!
Hawaiian Kōkua!
Kōkua mai!
Hōlina!
Ahi! Hoʻopau!
Hoʻokū!
Hebrew (atsiloo!) הצילו! (srefah!) שרפה! (atsor!) עצור!
Hindi मदद! (maḍaḍ!) रुको! (ruko!) रुको! (ruko!)
Hmong (White) Pab Hluavtaws Tso tseg
Hungarian Segítség! Tűz!
Tűz van!
Állj meg!
Icelandic Hjálp! Eldur! Hættu!
Igbo Nye aka! Ọkụ! Kwụsi!
Iloko Tulong!
Sumalakankayo!
Uram! Sardeng!
Indonesian Tolong! Kebakaran! Berhenti!
Stop!
Inuktitut ᐃᑲᔪᖅ! (Ikajuq!) ᐃᑯᒪ! (Ikuma!) ᐊᓱ! (Ahu! / Asu!)
Iñupiaq Ikayuq! Ikniq! Qasruqtuq!
Asu!
Irish (Gaelic) Tarrtháil! Tine! Stad!
Italian Aiuto! Al fuoco! Ferma!
Stop!
Alt!
Japanese 助けて! (tasukete!) 火事だ! (kaji da!)  
Javanese ꦠꦸꦭꦸꦁ!
(Tulung!)
ꦏꦺꦴꦧꦺꦴꦁꦔꦤ꧀!
(Kọbọngan!)
ꦱ꧀ꦠꦺꦴꦥ꧀!
(Stop!)
Kalmyk Нөкд болтн! (Nökd boltn!) Ха! (Xa!) Зогс! (Zogs!)
Kannada ನನ್ನ ಕಾಪಾಡಿ (nanna kāpāḍi!)
ಕಾಪಾಡಿ (kāpāḍi!)
ಬೆಂಕಿ! (benki!) ನಿಲ್ಲಿ (nilli!)
ನಿಲ್ಲಿಸು (nillisu!)
Kashmiri मदथ! (madat'!) नार! (naar!) ठहर! (ṭeuhar!)
Kazakh Көмектесіңіз! (Kömektesiñiz!)
Жәрдем беріңіз! (Zärdem beriñiz!)
Өрт! (Ört!) Тоқта! (Toqta!)
Khmer ជួយ​ខ្ញុំ​ផង! (chuŏy ​khnyŭm​ phâng!) ភ្លើងឆេះ! (phleung chhéh!) ឈប់! (chhôb!)
Khoekhoe (Nama) Hui te! Hui te! ǀÛ!
Kurdish (Kurmanji) Alikarî bike! Agir! Bisekîne!
Kyrgyz Жардамга! (Jardamga!) Өрт! (Ört!) Токто! (Tokto!)
Lakota Sioux Ómakiya yo (m>sg)
Ómakiya ye (f>sg)
Ómakiya po (m>pl)
Ómakiya pe (f>pl)
Pȟéta! Ayúštaŋ yo (m>sg)
Ayúštaŋ ye (f>sg)
Ayúštaŋ po (m>pl)
Ayúštaŋ pe (f>pl)
Lao ຊ່ອຍແດ່! (suay dae!) ໄຟໄໝ້! (fái mài!) ຢຸດ! (yút!)
Latin Adiuva! (sg)
Adiuvate! (pl)
Ignis! Siste! (sg)
Sistete! (pl)
Latvian Palīgā! Ugunsgrēks! Stāviet! (frm)
Stāvi! (inf)
Lithuanian Padėkite! Gaisras! Stop!
Low Saxon Hülp! Füür! Stopp!
Lozi Ni tuse! Mulilo! Yema!
Luganda Munnyambe! Omuliro! Yimirira!
Luxembourgish Hëllef! Feier! Stop!
Bleif stoen!
Macedonian Помош! (Pomoš!) Пожар! (Požar!) Стој! (Stoy!) - inf
Застани! (Zastani!) - inf
Стојте! (Stoyte!) - frm
Застанете! (Zastanete!) - frm
Magahi मदद करा! /məd̪əd̪ kəraː/ आग! /aːg/ रुका! /rʊkaː/
Malagasy Mila fanampiana! Misy may ô! Mijanona!
Malay Tolong! Api!
Kebakaran!
Berhenti!
Malayalam സഹായിക്കൂ! (sahāyikkoo!) തീ (thee) നിര്‍ത്തൂ! (nirthoo!)
Maldivian (Salaamai!) ސަލާމައި! (Alifaan!) އަލީފާނ! (Madu kurey!) މަޑު ކުރޭ!
Maltese Ajjut! Ħruq! Ieqaf!
Manx (Gaelic) Cooin lhiam! Aile! Fark ort!
Māori Āwhina! Ahi! Kāti!
Marathi मदत! (madat!) आग! (āga!) थांबा! (thāmbā!)
Mazandarani (Komek!) کمک! (Tash!) تأش! (Save!) سأوه
Mongolian Туслаарай! (Tuslaarai!) Гал (Gal!) Зогс (Zogs!)
Nahuatl ¡Xinechpalēhuia! (sg)
¡Xitopalēhuicān! (pl)
¡Tletl! ¡Ximocahcāhua!
Ndebele (Northern - Zimbabwe) Nceda! Umlilo! Mana!
Nepali सहयोग गर्नुस्
(sahayao garnus)
आगो बाल्नुस्
(aago balnus)
रोक्नुहोस्
(roknuhos)
रोकिनुहोस्
(rokinuhos)
Newari / Nepal Bhasa ग्वहालि! मिँ! आसे!
Northern Sámi Veahkki! Dolla! Bisán!
Northern Sotho Thuša! Mollo! Ema!
Norwegian Hjelp! Brann! Stopp!
Occitan Ajuda!
Secors!
Assisténcia!
Al fuòc! Estòp!
Arrèsta!
Arrestatz!
Okinawan 助きてぃ! (tashikiti!) 火事やん! (kwaji yan!)  
Oriya ରକ୍ଷା କର! (rakhya kara!) ନିଆଁ! (niya!) ରୁହ! (ruha!)
Papiamento Yudami! Candela! Stop!
Pashto (marasta!) مرسته! (aor!) اور! (wadrega!) ودريږه!
Persian (Farsi) (komak!) کمک! (âtiš!) آتیش (vâysâ!) وایسا
Polish Pomocy! Pożar!
Pali się!
Stop!
Stój!
Portuguese Ajuda! (inf/s)
Ajudem! (inf/pl)
Socorro!
Fogo! Pare! (frm)
Pára! (inf)
Parem! (pl)
Portuguese (Brazilian) Ajuda! (inf/s)
Ajudem! (inf/pl)
Socorro!
Fogo! Pare! (frm)
Pára! (inf)
Parem! (pl)
Punjabi ਮੱਦਦ! / مدد! (madad!)
(bachao!) روکو!
ਅੱਗ! / اَگ! (ag!) ਰੁਕੋ! (ruko!)
Romanian Ajutor! Foc! Stop!
Stai!
Romansh Agid! Fieu!
Russian Помогите! (Pomogite!)
Спасите! (Spasite!)
Пожар! (Požar!) Стой! (Stoj!)
Rusyn Позӱр! (pozür!) Вогонь! (Voron'!) Стайте! (Stajte!) - frm
Стай! (Staj!) - inf
Sakha Көмөлөһүҥ! (kømøløhyŋ) Баһаар! (bahaar) Тохтооҥ! (toxtooŋ)
Samoan Fia ola! Le afi! Soia!
Sanskrit साहाय्यम् (sāhāyyam) अग्निः (agnih) तिष्ठ (tishtha)
Sardinian
(Logudorese)
Agguidu! Focu! Sirvone!
Scots Help! Fire! Stop!
Serbian У помоћ! (U pomoć!) Пожар! (Požar!) Стани! (Stani!)
Sesotho Ke kopa thuso!
Thusa!
Ema!
Shona Ndibatsireiwo! Moto! Mira!
Sicilian Ajutu!
Ajutatimi!
Ajutàtinni! (help us)
A focu! Statti! (sg)
Stàtivi (stop you all)
Finèmula!
Finìscila (sg)
Finìtila (stop you all)
Sinhala මත උදව් ඕන! (mata udaw ōna!) ගිනි ගන්නව! (gini gannawa!) නවතින්න! (navatinna!)
Slovak Pomoc! Horí! Stop! Stoj!
Slovenian Na pomoč! Gori! Ustavite se! (frm)
Ustavi se! (inf)
Somali I caawi! Dab! Joogso!
Spanish ¡Ayuda!
¡Ayúdame!
¡Socorro!
¡Auxilio!
¡Fuego! ¡Alto!
Sundanese Tulung! Kahuruan! Eureun!
Swahili Msaada! Moto! Usifanye hivyo!
Swedish Hjälp! Det brinner! Stanna!
Swiss German Hilfe! Füür! Halt!
Tagalog Saklolo! Tulong! Sunog! Tigil!
Para! (to tell vehicle to stop)
Tamil (formal) காப்பாற்றுங்கள்! (kaappaatrungal) [fm] நெருப்பு! (neruppu) [fm] நில்! (nil) [fm]
Tamil (informal) காப்பாத்துங்க! (kaappathunga) [ml] [fm] நெருப்பு! (neruppu) [ml] [fm] நில்லு! (nillu) [ml] [fm]
Tatar Yärdäm! Tuqtagız!
Telugu సహాయం ! (sahaayaṅ!) మం టలు ! (maṅ talu!) ఆపండి ! (aapaṅdi!)
Tetum Ajuda! Ahi! Para!
Thai ช่วยด้วย! (chûay dûay!) ไฟไหม้! (fai mâi!) หยุด! (yùt!)
Tibetan རོགས་གནང་དང་། (rog nâng-da) མེ་འབར་གྱིས་། (may ba-giy!) ཁ་བཀག་དང། (ga ka-da)
སྒུཀ་རེགས་གནང། (goo-ro nâng!) - Please wait
Tigrinya ርድኡኒ! ርድኡኒ! (Rd’uni! Rd’uni!) ባርዕ! ባርዕ! (Bar’e! Bar’e!) ጠጠው በል! (Tetew Bel) m/sg
ጠጠው በሊ! (Tetew Beli) f/sg
Tok Pisin Help! Paia! Holim!
Stap!
Tongan Tokoni mai! Koe afi! Tuku ia!
Tsotsil Koltaun! K'ok'! Te' no'ox!
Tswana Nthuse! Molelo! Ema!
Tumbuka Novwire! Leka!  
Turkish İmdat! Yangın! Dur!
Tuvaluan Fesoasoani! Te afi kō 'kā! Tū! (sg)
Ukrainian Допоможіть! (Dopomožiť!) Пожежа! (Požeža!) Стій! (Stij!)
Urdu (madad) مدد (aagh) آگ (roko) روکو
Uyghur ياردەملىشىڭ!
(Yardämlishing!)
ئوت كەتتى!
(Ot kätti!)
توختا!
(Tohta!)
Uzbek Yordam bering! Yong'in! To'htang!
Venetian Aiuto! Al fogo! Férmate!
Vietnamese Cứu với!
Cứu tôi với
Cháy! Ngừng lại!
Võro Appi! Tuli!
Palas!
Lõpõdaq!
Welsh Helpa fi!
Helpwch fi!
Tân! Aros!
Arhoswch!
Wolof Wóoy!   Taxawal!
Xhosa Nceda! Umlilo! Yima!
Yiddish (Ratevet!) ראטעוועט! (Fayer!) פֿייער ! (Halt!) האלט!
Yolngu Guŋga'yun! Gurtha! Ḏaḏaw!
Yoruba Ẹ gba mi o! Ina o! Duro nbẹ!
Yucatec Maya Áantení! K'a'ajale'!  
Zulu Usizo! Umlilo! Ma!
Auxiliary and constructed languages
Esperanto Helpon! Fajron! Haltu!
Ĉesu!
Interlingua Adjuta! Foco! Stoppa!
Klingon HIQaH! QaH! qul! mev!
Lojban ju'i .i ko sidju ju'i .i fagri ko sisti
Volapük Yuf! Fil! Stöpolöd!