Need-to-know pregnancy lingo when abroad travel-lingo-280

Yes, we know pointing at your bump might get the message across but what if you're not showing yet? We asked the team at translation agency Talking Heads to translate a few helpful phrases for you.

These phrases could help you get your point across much quicker when pregnant and aborad.

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FRENCH

ITALIAN

Does it contain soft cheese? Contiene esto queso blando?
(Con-tea-ennay esto kess-o blando)
Est-ce que cela contient du fromage à pâte molle?
(Es keh sellah con-ti-an du from-aj aa paat mol)
Contiene formaggio molle?
(Con-tea-ennay formajo mol-lay)

 

Does it contain paté?

 

Contiene esto paté?
(Con-tea-ennay esto paté) 

 

Est-ce que cela contient du pâté ?
(Es keh sellah con-ti-an du pat-eh)

 

Contiene paté?
Con-tea-ennay paté)

 

Does this contain raw egg?

 

Contiene esto huevo crudo?
(Con-tea-ennay esto wave-oh crudo) 

 

Est-ce que cela contient de l'oeuf cru?
(Es keh sellah con-ti-an de lerf kru) 

 

Contiene uova crude?
(Con-tea-ennay oo-ova crude-ay) 

 

Does this contain raw fish?

 

Contiene esto pescado crudo?
(Con-tea-ennay esto pes-car-do crudo)

 

Est-ce que cela contient du poisson cru ?
(Es keh sellah con-ti-an pwa-son kru) 

 

Contiene pesce crudo?
(Con-tea-ennay pesh-ay crudo)

 

Does this have mayonnaise in it?

 

Contiene esto mayonesa?
(Con-tea-ennay esto mayo-nesa) 

 

Est-ce que cela contient de la mayonnaise?
(Es keh sellah de la mayonnaise) 

 

Contiene maionese?
(Con-tea-ennay may-oh-naise-ay)

 

I am pregnant

 

Estoy embarazada
(Es-toy em-bara-thada)

 

Je suis enceinte
(Zhe swee on-sant)

 

Sono incinta
(Sono in-chinta)

 

Please call a doctor

 

Por favor, llame a un médico
(Pour fav-or, yam-eh ah un med-iko)

 

Veuillez appeler un docteur
(Vu-yay app-oo-lay an doc-teur)

 

Per favore, chiamate un dottore
(Per fav-or-ay, kia-maat-eh un dot-tor-eh)

 

Where's the nearest toilet, please?

 

Podría decirme dónde están los servicios más cercanos?
(Pod-ria des-irm-eh don-day est-an los service-ee-oss mass ser-kan-os )

 

Où sont les toilettes les plus proches s'il vous plaît ?
(Oo son lay twa-lett lay plu prosch sil voo play) 

 

Dov'è il bagno più vicino, per favore?
(Dov-eh il ban-yo pew vi-chino, per fav-or-ay)

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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