Emergency Arabic

You'll never know when you might need this emergency Arabic. When you’re traveling by air there are some Arabic words you may need to use.

In this online audio lesson you’ll learn how to understand the emergency procedures on the plane in Arabic, as well as other key pieces of information. You’ll learn how to ask for things in Arabic and how to speak to airport officials. Soon you’ll know exactly what to say on the plane and at the airport in Arabic.

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Words for Emergency Arabic

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الرف الفوقاني

El Raf El Fo2any

Over head locker

حزام الامان

7izam El Aman


مخرج الطوارئ

Ma7’rag El Tawari2

Emergency Exit

جاكت الانقاذ

Jacket El Inkaz

Life jacket


El Kabina



El Modif

Flight attendant

تصريح الصعود

Tasri7 El So3oud

Boarding pass

Imagine you are on a flight from America to Egypt. It’s a long way, so make sure you know how to ask for a drink or an extra blanket in case you are cold. It’s also important to know what "احنا متوقعين اضطرابات E7na Motawaka3in Idtirabat" means. Repeat the new words aloud to practice your pronunciation.

انا عاوز كوبايه مايه

Ana 3awiz Kobayet Maya

I would like to have a glass of water.

انا خايف من الطيران

Ana 7’ayef men EL Tayaran

I'm scared of flying.

انا جعان

Ana Ga3an

I'm hungry.

انا بردان عندك بطانية

Ana Bardan 3andak Bataneya?

I'm cold, do you have a blanket?

احنا هننزل امتى؟

E7na Haninzil Imta?

When are we going to land?

لو سمحت اربط حزام امانك

Law Sama7t Orbot 7izam Amanak

Please fasten your seatbelt.

سماعتي مش شغالة

Sama3ty Mosh Sha3’ala

My headset doesn't work

احنا متوقعين اضطرابات

E7na Motawaka3in Idtirabat

We are expecting turbulence.

Once you arrive at the airport you will have to collect your luggage. Simply follow the signs to the "مكان استعادة الشنط Makan Isti3adit El Shonat" and make your way to "الجمارك El Gamarik." Listen to the Audio link below to hear the pronunciation…

مكان استعادة الشنط

Makan Isti3adit El Shonat

Baggage claim


El Gamarik


Hopefully you won’t need to use the following phrases, but it’s still handy to know them.

شوناطي اتبهدلت

Shonati Itbahdelit

My luggage got damaged.

شوناطي ضاعت

Shonati Da3yit

My luggage got lost.

انا فوت رحلة طيراني

Ana Fawit Ri7lt Tayarani

I've missed my connecting flight.

انا ضيعت باسبوري

Ana Daya3t Passpory

I've lost my passport.

انا ضيعت تذكرتي

Ana Daya3t Tazkarti

I've lost my ticket.

انا ضيعت تصريح الدخول

Ana Daya3t Tasri7 El de7ol

I've lost my boarding pass.

انا تايه

Ana Tayeh

I'm lost.

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