FMD names

The name of Foot-and-mouth disease (Aphthae epizooticae) is different in different languages. On this page is a collection of those names in various different languages. Many thanks go to Pascal Hudelet of The Veterinary Public Health Center, Boehringer Ingelheim, for starting this collection of names during the 2017 annual workshop of EU national reference laboratories for Foot-and-mouth disease.

This list is not a complete list of all variations of the name, please do contact us and supply additional variations of the name if you know of any. If you find a mistake please let us know and, if possible, provide a correction.

  Language Name Alternative names  
Afan Oromo Kebenawa Maaze  
Afrikaans Bek en klouseer    
American Hoof-and-mouth disease    
Amharic Afte egiri Beshita    
  Arabic حمى قلاعية humaa alqalaeia  
Bulgarian Шап Shap  
Khmer ជំងឺ​អុតក្តាម​    
Chinese 口蹄疫 Kǒutíyì  
Croatian Slinavka i šap    
Czech Slintavka a kulhavka    
Danish Mund- og klovsyge    
Dutch Mond-en-klauwzeer tongblaar  
English Foot-and-mouth disease    
Estonian Suu- ja sõrataud    
Finnish Suu- ja sorkkatauti    
French Fièvre aphteuse    
German Maul- und Klauenseuche    
Greek Αφθώδης πυρετός Afthódis pyretós  
Hindi मुंहपका-खुरपका रोग    
Hungarian Száj- és körömfájás    
Indonesian Penyakit Mulut dan Kuku (PMK)    
Irish Galar crúibe is béil    
Italian Afta epizootica    
Japanese 口蹄疫 こうていえき Kōteieki
Kamba Mutata    
Korean 구제역 gujeyeog  
Latvian Mutes un nagu serga    
Lithuanian Snukio iz nagy liga    
Malaysian Penyakit Kuku dan Mulut    
Maltese Ilsien u dwifr    
Montenegrin Slinavka i šap    
Norwegian Munn-og-klovsyke    
Ottoman Humma-i Kula-i  
Polish Pryszczyca    
Portuguese Febre aftosa    
Romanian Febră aftoasă    
Russian ЯЩУР Yashchur  
Serbian Slinavka i šap    
Slovak Slintačka a krívačka    
Slovenian Slinavka in parkljevka    
Spanish Glosopeda fiebre aftosa del ganado  
Swedish Mul- och klövsjuka    
Thai โรคปากและเท้าเปื่อย Rokh pāk læa thêā peụ̄̀xy  
Turkish Şap    
Vietnamese Lở Mồm long móng    

 

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