cheer in different languages

Booze 101: How to Say “Cheers” in 50+ Languages

 

Always know how to raise a toast … who to say “cheers” in more than 50 languages!


 

Language Spelling Pronunciation
Afrikaans Gesondheid Ge-sund-hate
Albanian Gëzuar Geh-zoo-ah
Arabic (Egypt) فى صحتك: (good luck) Fe sahetek
Argentinian Salud sah-lude
Azerbaijani Nuş olsun Nush ohlsun
Australian Cheers Cheers
Bosnian Živjeli Zhee-vi-lee
Bulgarian Наздраве Naz-dra-vey
Burmese Aung myin par say Au-ng my-in par say
Catalan Salut Sah-lut
Chamorro (Guam) Biba Bih-bah
Chinese (Mandarin) 干杯 (gān bēi) Gan bay
Costa Rican Pura vida poora veeda
Croatian Živjeli
Nazdravlje
Zhee-ve-lee
Naz-dra-vlee
Czech Na zdravi Naz-drah vi
Danish Skål Skoal
Dutch Proost Prohst
English (England) Cheers OR Cheerio Cheer-y-oh
English (US) Cheers OR Bottoms up
Estonian Terviseks Ter-vih-sex
Filipino/Tagalog Mabuhay Mah-boo-hay
Finnish Kippis Kip-piss
French Santé (heath)
À votre santé (to your health)
Sahn-tay
Ah la vo-tre sahn-tay
Galician Salud Sa-lood
German Prost
Zum wohl
Prohst
Tsum vohl
Greek ΥΓΕΙΑ Yamas
Hawaiian Å’kålè ma’luna Okole maluna
Hebrew לחיים (L’chaim) leh hayem
Hungarian Egészségedre (to your health)
Fenékig (until the bottom of the glass)
Egg-esh ay-ged-reh
Fehn-eh-keg
Icelandic Skál Sk-owl
Indonesian Pro prho
Irish Gaelic Sláinte Slawn-cha
Italian Salute
Cin Cin
Saw-lutay
chin chin
Japanese 乾杯 (Kanpai) (dry the glass) Kan-pie
Korean 건배 Gun bae
Latvian Priekā
Prosit
Pree-eh-ka
Proh-sit
Lithuanian į sveikatą Ee sweh-kata
Macedonian На здравје Na zdravye
Mongolian Эрүүл мэндийн төлөө
Tulgatsgaaya
ErUHl mehdiin toloo
Tul-gats-gAH-ya
Norwegian Skål Skawl
Polish Na zdrowie Naz-droh-vee-ay
Portuguese Saúde Saw-OO-de
Romanian Noroc
Sanatate
No-rock
Sahn-atate
Russian Будем здоровы
На здоровье
Budem zdorovi
Nahz-drovia
Serbian živeli Zhee-ve-lee
Slovak Na zdravie Naz-drah-vee-ay
Slovenian Na zdravje (on health) Naz-drah-vee
Spanish Salud Sah-lud
Swedish Skål Skawl
Swiss Proscht pro-skt
Thai Chai yo OR Choc tee chay yo OR Chok dee
Turkish Şerefe Sher-i-feh
Ukranian будьмо (Na zdorov’ya) (Let’s live long)
Budmo
Nahz-drovia
Boodmo
Vietnamese

Một hai ba, yo (one, two, three, yo)
Jou
Dzo
Moat hi bah, yo
Welsh Iechyd da Yeh-chid dah
Yiddish Sei gesund Say geh-sun

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