Somali Survival

This is a list of survival in Somali. Helpful in an emergency and can be a life saver. We are including both words and sentences at the bottom.

Headache: madax xanuun
Stomach ache: calool xanuun
Medicines: dawooyin
Pharmacy: farmashi
Doctor: dhaqtar
Ambulance: ambalaas
Hospital: isbitaal
Help me: i caawi
Poison: sun
Accident: shil
Police: boliis
Danger: halis
Stroke: Dhiig maskax furan
Heart attack: Wadne joogsi
Asthma: Neef
Allergy: Alarji

These phrases deal with different types of emergencies. We recommend memorizing them in case you need them for yourself or to help someone.

Call the police!: Wac askari / booliiska
Call a doctor!: Wac dhakhtarka!
Call the ambulance!: wax ambalaaska
I feel sick: Xanuun baan dareemayaa / waan xanuun sanayaa
Where is the closest pharmacy?: aaway farmashiga ugu dhow?
It hurts here: Halkaan baa i xanuuneysa
Are you okay?: ma fiican tahay?
It's urgent!: Waa dag-dagsiinyo
Calm down!: Is daji!
Stop!: Joogso!
Fire!: Dab!
Thief!: Tuug!

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