No one wants to travel on vacation to a new country and then realize that they are in an emergency situation. With this said, knowing the popular Danish phrases for emergency (like Hjælp or help and hvor tager du mig hen? where are you taking me?) can be a lifesaver. And this is what we will walk you through in today's post! Let's get started!
Denmark is a safe country with relatively low or no risk of natural disasters. Therefore, there is nothing to worry about when it comes to natural disasters. However, common accidents may happen, and to ensure you are safe, we've come up with some helpful emergency phrases that you should keep in mind.
Statistically speaking, Denmark is the fifth safest country in the world. It makes it to one of the top five countries where your peace of mind will be with you throughout your store. Generally speaking, Denmark is safe and a beautiful place to explore. As long as you follow your normal routine of keeping safe, and staying out of trouble, you have nothing to worry about.
Let's look at the common emergency phrases you must keep close when traveling to Copenhagen or any part of Denmark.
If you don't want to know anything else Danish language, then try to know the Danish word for Help! Like in any language, Hjælp is always a sign of distress that any human will respond to even if they don't know you. If you cry for help in any part of Denmark, the locals will swiftly come to you and find out what is happening.
Other help-related phrases you have to know are;
If you want people to know the seriousness of the situation, the best way is to let them know it is an emergency. Sometimes, you may be with friends and relatives who think you are just joking when you say something else, but telling them it is an emergency will get them running to your aid in no time.
Now that we've looked at the most common emergency phrases to say in Denmark, let's also review the medical-related emergency phrases that you should keep in mind.
If you are in an extreme medical emergency that cannot be treated at home, you need to be in the hospital! Therefore, the best thing you will have to do, especially if you are not mobile, is to call an ambulance and let the people around you know you need an ambulance.
If you are already in the hospital and you want the medical personnel to know that you or someone is in dire need of a doctor, then ring efter en læge is the best emergency phrase to say in that situation. Another way to say you need a doctor is Jeg har brug for en læge, which translates to I need a doctor.
|Where can I find a Pharmacy?||Hvor kan jeg finde et apotek?|
|Can I make an appointment?||Kan jeg få en tid?|
|I am in pain||Jeg har smerter|
|Please take me to the hospital||Kør mig til hospitalet|
|I need someone right now||Jeg har brug for nogen lige nu|
|There's been an accident||Der er sket en ulykke|
|I don't feel well||Jeg er sløj|
|I have asthma||Jeg har asthma|
|I have an existing condition||Jeg har en tidligere diagnose|
What if you are locked out of your hotel room or lost? What do you say? Find out here.
Everyone dreads being lost in an unknown city. If you find yourself away from your hotel or street, you need to let somebody know that you are lost ASAP so that you can find out where you are and how to get back home.
If you find yourself far away from your hotel room, you need to let the receptionist or any kind individual know that you need to find your way back to your hotel room, and one way to do that is to say Jeg kan ikke finde vejen tilbage til mit hotel.
Oops! You have locked yourself out of your hotel room or car? Then saying Jeg har smækket mig ude is the best way to let someone know you need help.
Let's look at the emergency phrases you can use if you become a victim of theft or you need to call the police.
|I need the police||Jeg har brug for politiet|
|Call the police!||Ring til politiet|
|I want to report a theft||Jeg vil anmelde et tyveri|
|I've been mugged||Jeg er blevet bestjålet|
|My wallet has been stolen||Min pung er blevet stjålet|
|Pas på!||Look out!|
|Leave me alone!||Lad mig være!|
|Call the fire brigade!||Ring efter brandvæsnet!|
|Be careful!||Vær forsigtig!|
|There is a fire||Det brænder|
|The building is on fire||Bygningen brænder|
|Something is burning!||Noget brænder!|
The emergency number to call in case of an emergency situation is 112. Emergencies like accidents, life-threatening conditions, police assistance, illness, injury, or any other emergency situation.
Call 114 when you need the police, but it isn't an emergency. For example, if you have a neighbor disturbing you, you can use the 114 code.
We've covered the necessary emergency phrases in Danish you need to know, and now you can have a peaceful trip to Denmark. I hope you enjoy your stay there! However, if you are a Danish language learner and are thinking of better ways to learn the language, you should check out the Ling App.
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