For a more detailed list of Japanese words see our Japanese Phrase Book.
Leave me alone. 
ほっといて。 (hottoite.)
Don't touch me! 
さわらないで! (sawaranaide!)
I'll call the police. 
警察をよびます。 (keisatsu o yobimasu)
警察! (keisatsu)
Stop! Thief! 
待て! どろぼう! (mate! dorobō!)
I need your help. 
たすけてください。 (tasukete kudasai)
It's an emergency. 
緊急です。 (kinkyū desu)
I'm lost. 
迷子です。 (maigo desu)
I lost my bag. 
かばんをなくしました。 (kaban o nakushimashita)
I dropped my wallet. 
財布をおとしました。 (saifu o otoshimashita)
I'm sick. 
病気です。 (byōki desu)
I've been injured. 
けがしました。 (kega shimashita)
Please call a doctor. 
医者を呼んでください。 (isha o yonde kudasai)
Can I use your phone? 
電話を使っていいですか? (denwa o tsukatte iidesuka)


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(Article based on Wikitravel article by Based on work by Paul N. Richter, Keith K. Higa and Ted O'Neill and Wikitravel user(s) Jpatokal, Cjensen, っ, Sekicho, KagakuyaSan, Nickpest, Nzpcmad, Rai koku and PierreAbbat. Article used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 1.0.)
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