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20 Ways to Stay Cheers

Looking for ways to impress friends at your next dinner party?? Well do we have the solution for you! So what if you don’t speak 20 different languages- all you need to know is the translation for cheers. Peruse below and choose, master, and practice pronouncing your favorite way.

Afrikaans: Gesondheid
Pronounced: Ge-sund-hate
Meaning: Health

Chinese (Mandarin):干杯 / gān bēi
Pronounced: Gan bay
Meaning: Cheers

Czech: Na zdravi
Pronounced: Naz-drah vi
Meaning: Cheers

Dutch: Proost
Pronounced: Prohst
Meaning: Cheers

French: Santé! / À votre santé!
Pronounced: Sahn-tay / Ah la vo-tre sahn-tay
Meaning: To your health

German: Prost / Zum wohl
Pronounced: Prohst / Tsum vohl
Meaning: Cheers/ to your health

Greek: ΥΓΕΙΑ
Pronounced: Yamas
Meaning: Health

Irish Gaelic: Sláinte
Pronounced: Slawn-cha
Meaning: Health

Italian: Salute / Cin cin
Pronounced: Saw-lutay / Chin chin
Meaning: Health/ cheers

Japanese: ä¹¾æ¯/ Kanpai
Pronounced: Kan-pie
Meaning: Cheers/ Empty the glass

Korean: ê±´ë°°
Pronounced: Gun bae
Meaning: Cheers/ toast

Lithuanian: Ä¯ sveikatÄ…
Pronounced: Ee sweh-kata
Meaning: To your health

Moldovan: Noroc
Pronounced: No-rock
Meaning: Luck

Polish: Na zdrowie
Pronounced: Naz-droh-vee-ay
Meaning: To your health

Portugese: Saúde
Pronounced: Saw-OO-de
Meaning: Health

Russian: Ð‘удем здоровы/ На здоровье
Pronounced: Budem zdorovi/ Na zdorovie
Meaning: To your health (It is interesting to note that most Russians rarely use this expression, and the above is used more by foreigners. Russians will change their wishes based on the person and celebration.)

Spanish: Salud
Pronounced: Sah-lud
Meaning: Health

Swedish: Skål
Pronounced: Skawl
Meaning: Cheers (and don’t forget to look everyone in the eye!)

Welsh: Iechyd da
Pronounced: Yeh-chid dah
Meaning: Good health

Yiddish: Sei gesund
Pronounced: Say geh-sund
Meaning: Be healthy

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