Essential Guide To 10+ Punjabi Emergency Phrases

How would you communicate with the pure Punjabis if they don’t understand you or you don’t know the meaning of what they are trying to say? To help you avoid this panic feeling, we’ve got your back. Learn 10+ urgent Punjabi phrases for emergencies.

Punjabi Emergency Phrases

Yeah! You’re visiting and wandering the beautiful, traditional, and cultural streets of Indian Punjabi or Punjabi-based society. You are full of cash. You know how to take care of yourself. You know the basics of the official language of that country – Hindi of India or English of Canada for example. But, what if you encounter an EMERGENCY! 

Types Of Emergencies

There could be certain types of emergencies you may face during your travel. But first, you have to verify the type of emergency you are encountering which could be:

  • Robbery
  • Burglary or fraud
  • Road accident
  • Health issues and hospital visits
  • Fire at your place of residence
  • Streetfight
  • Sudden fever, etc

We are here to help you with general and medical Punjabi emergency phrases and Punjabi words for quick assistance during emergency services.

General Emergency Phrases In Punjabi

These are the general Punjabi phrases and words you should know and learn during your visit to any Punjabi society for quick action if you encounter any state of emergency regarding police., robbery, fire, or fraud.

Punjabi PhrasesRomanized PunjabiEnglish Translation
ਕੀ ਕਿਸੇ ਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਹੀ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਨੂੰ ਬੁਲਾਇਆ ਹੈ?Kī kisē nē pahilāṁ hī pulisa nū bulā’i’ā hai?Has someone already called the police?
ਚੋਰੀ ਹੋਈ ਹੈCōrī hō’ī haiThere’s been a theft
ਅੱਗ ਤੋਂ ਬਚਣਾ ਕਿੱਥੇ ਹੈ?aga tōṁ bacaṇā kithē hai?Where is the fire escape?
ਮੈਨੂੰ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਦੀ ਲੋੜ ਹੈMainū pulisa dī lōṛa haiI need the police
ਇੱਕ ਡਕੈਤੀ ਹੋਈ ਹੈika ḍakaitī hō’ī haiThere’s been a robbery
ਮੈਨੂੰ ਫਾਇਰ ਬ੍ਰਿਗੇਡ ਦੀ ਲੋੜ ਹੈmainū phā’ira brigēḍa dī lōṛa haiI need the fire brigade
ਮੈਨੂੰ ਜਲਣ ਦੀ ਗੰਧ ਆ ਸਕਦੀ ਹੈmainū jalaṇa dī gadha ā sakadī haiI can smell burning
ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਜਲਦੀ ਕਰੋkirapā karakē jaladī karōPlease hurry
ਇੱਕ ਚੋਰੀ ਹੋਈ ਹੈika cōrī hō’ī haiThere’s been a burglary
ਫਾਇਰ ਬ੍ਰਿਗੇਡ ਨੂੰ ਕਾਲ ਕਰੋ!phā’ira brigēḍa nū kāla karō!Call the fire brigade!
ਮੈਨੂੰ ਇੱਕ ਏੰਬੁਲੇਂਸ ਦੀ ਜ਼ਰੂਰਤ ਹੈMainū ika ēbulēnsa dī zarūrata haiI need an ambulance

Medical Phrases In Punjabi

Emergency Punjabi Phrases

Below are the relevant and helpful medical Punjabi phrases and words during fast emergency services regarding hospitals, calling an ambulance, or visiting a doctor.

Punjabi PhrasesRomanized PunjabiEnglish Translation
ਮੇਰਾ ਸਿਰ ਦੁਖ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈMērā sira dukha rihā haiMy head hurts
ਮੈਂ ਆਪਣੇ ਆਪ ਨੂੰ ਸਾੜ ਲਿਆ ਹੈmaiṁ āpaṇē āpa nū sāṛa li’ā haiI’ve burnt myself
ਮੈਂ ਦਰਦ ਵਿੱਚ ਹਾਂmaiṁ darada vica hāṁI am in pain
ਮੈਂ ਦੰਦਾਂ ਦੇ ਡਾਕਟਰ ਕੋਲ ਜਾਣਾ ਚਾਹੁੰਦਾ ਹਾਂmaiṁ dadāṁ dē ḍākaṭara kōla jāṇā cāhudā hāṁI need to see a dentist
ਮੈਂ ਨਹੀਂ ਦੇਖ ਸਕਦਾmaiṁ nahīṁ dēkha sakadāI can’t see
ਮੈਂ ਆਪਣੇ ਆਪ ਨੂੰ ਕੱਟ ਲਿਆ ਹੈmaiṁ āpaṇē āpa nū kaṭa li’ā haiI’ve cut myself
ਉਹ ਸਾਹ ਨਹੀਂ ਲੈ ਰਹੀ ਹੈuha sāha nahīṁ lai rahī haiShe’s not breathing
ਮੇਰਾ ਸਿਰ ਧੜਕ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈmērā sira dhaṛaka rihā haiMy heading is throbbing
ਲੱਗਦਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਮੈਨੂੰ ਇੱਕ ਦਿਲ ਦਾ ਦੌਰਾ ਪਿਆ ਹੈlagadā hai ki mainū ika dila dā daurā pi’ā haiI think I’m having a heart attack
ਮੈਂ ਸਾਹ ਨਹੀਂ ਲੈ ਸਕਦਾmaiṁ sāha nahīṁ lai sakadāI can’t breathe
ਮੈਂ ਆਪਣੇ ਮੋਢੇ ਨੂੰ ਵੱਖ ਕਰ ਲਿਆ ਹੈmaiṁ āpaṇē mōḍhē nū vakha kara li’ā haiI’ve dislocated my shoulder
ਮੈਨੂੰ ਲੱਗਦਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਮੈਂ ਆਪਣੀ ਬਾਂਹ/ਲੱਤ ਤੋੜ ਦਿੱਤੀ ਹੈmainū lagadā hai ki maiṁ āpaṇī bānha/lata tōṛa ditī haiI think I’ve broken my arm / leg
ਮੇਰੀਆਂ ਅੱਖਾਂ ਦੁਖਦੀਆਂ ਹਨmērī’āṁ akhāṁ dukhadī’āṁ hanaMy eyes are sore
ਉਹ ਸਾਹ ਨਹੀਂ ਲੈ ਰਿਹਾ / ਉਸਨੇ ਸਾਹ ਲੈਣਾ ਬੰਦ ਕਰ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਹੈuha sāha nahīṁ lai rihā/ usanē sāha laiṇā bada kara ditā haiHe’s not breathing / he’s stopped breathing
ਮੇਰੇ ਨੱਕ ਤੋਂ ਖੂਨ ਵਗ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈmērē naka tōṁ khūna vaga rihā haiI have a nose bleed
ਮੇਰੀ ਲੱਤ ਦੁਖਦੀ ਹੈmērī lata dukhadī haiMy leg hurts
ਮੇਰਾ ਦੰਦ ਨਿਕਲ ਗਿਆ ਹੈmērā dada nikala gi’ā haiMy tooth has fallen out
ਮੈਂ ਮਜ਼ਦੂਰੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਚਲਾ ਗਿਆ ਹਾਂmaiṁ mazadūrī vica calā gi’ā hāṁI’ve gone into labour
ਉਹ ਨਹੀਂ ਉੱਠੇਗੀ / ਮੈਂ ਉਸਨੂੰ ਨਹੀਂ ਜਗਾ ਸਕਦਾuha nahīṁ uṭhēgī/ maiṁ usanū nahīṁ jagā sakadāShe won’t wake up / I can’t wake her
ਮੇਰਾ ਦਮ ਘੁੱਟ ਰਿਹਾ ਹੈmērā dama ghuṭa rihā haiI am choking
ਇੱਕ ਹਾਦਸਾ ਹੋਇਆ ਹੈika hādasā hō’i’ā haiThere’s been an accident
ਮੇਰੀ ਛਾਤੀ ਦੁਖਦੀ ਹੈmērī chātī dukhadī haiMy chest hurts
ਉਹ ਬੇਹੋਸ਼ ਹੈuha bēhōśa haiShe’s unconscious
ਮੇਰੀਆਂ ਅੱਖਾਂ ਡੁਬੋ ਰਹੀਆਂ ਹਨmērī’āṁ akhāṁ ḍubō rahī’āṁ hanaMy eyes are stinging
ਮੇਰਾ ਦੰਦ ਬਾਹਰ ਆ ਗਿਆ ਹੈmērā dada bāhara ā gi’ā haiMy tooth has come out
ਮੈਨੂੰ ਇੱਕ ਡਾਕਟਰ ਦੀ ਲੋੜ ਹੈmainū ika ḍākaṭara dī lōṛa haiI need a doctor
ਐਂਬੂਲੈਂਸ ਲਈ ਕਾਲ ਕਰੋaimbūlainsa la’ī kāla karōCall for an ambulance
ਮੇਰਾ ਪੇਟ ਦੁਖਦਾ ਹੈmērā pēṭa dukhadā haiMy stomach hurts

Bonus Phrases

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Guidance To Learn the Punjabi Language

Websites And Applications

After having a firm grip on these phrases you can learn more Punjabi words. You can take help from several language learning sites and apps where they have proper guidance, content, and complete translational activities in English and Romanization too

Search on Google Play Store or Apple Store regarding these websites and applications respectively, and tap on them.

For websites and applications, you may go through the procedure of signup, developing your ID after asking your consent-accept the website’s permission, choosing the subject as the Punjabi language, click your preferences so they measure your degree of level, and develop the relevant content and interface according to your needs and priorities of language learning.

The good part is that such websites and apps provide data, meanings, and charts for beginners and advanced tools and software to analyze and then comment on for you to improve and prepare better.

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Google Translate

We all approve of the effectiveness of Google Translate. Then why not use it during practical emergency situations because not everyone speaks English. When you are unable to understand the native Punjabi speakers try using the translation by google during this emergency state.

  • Search for Google Translator on the search bar.
  • Type or speak the content or phrases you want to translate
  • You may also ask them to speak here so you get the meaning of what they are trying to say.

TADAAA! You have your personal tutors now in your pocket.

Tips

Using only these digital tools to learn the content is not enough. You’ll have to put in more effort to improve your learning and prepare for emergency situations. Several examples of tips,

  • At night, you can revise what phrases you learned today.
  • Quick flashcards, during work breaks, would also be effective.
  • Pocket dictionary for quick search of the meaning of a difficult and complex noun.
  • Share; try practicing speaking with native speakers.

Get on board and start your Punjabi learning journey.

 Wrapping Up!

10+ Urgent Punjabi Phrases For Emergencies

That’s it for this blog! We hope you learned a bunch of useful Punjabi emergency phrases. Also, check out Saying Beautiful in Punjabi and How Are You In Punjabi by Ling App. Ling App ensures that you learn a new language in a fun and easy way!

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