Here You'll Learn How to Say 'Cheers' in Different Languages

How to Say 'Cheers' in Different Languages
Whether you will be clinking glasses in another country or simply want to impress that cute chick at the bar counter, bring an international flair to your social gathering by toasting in different languages. Buzzle tells you how to say "cheers" in different languages to help you make friends from around the world.
Oriental Etiquette
In Japan, it is considered rude if you gulp down your drink before saying Cheers.
Matter of fact, it is considered inappropriate in most cultures to drink before raising a toast or clinking their glasses and saying cheers, maybe the Japanese get offended by it! Whatever be the occasion, whether you drink to celebrate somebody's good health or to celebrate New Year, it is quite true that liquor removes cultural barriers between people, and helps to melt the ice (not just in your glass). We all are astonished to hear an outsider say something in our language. Now, you can surprise your drinking buddies from abroad and learn to say cheers in different languages.

If you are a traveler exploring different countries, you need to master only one word to make some local friends. For people who speak English, the magic word is Cheers. Do not underestimate the power of this word, take my word for it, if you go to a local bar, buy a drink, and yell cheers in their local language, you have made some new friends. Why wait any longer? Let's learn this magic word in different languages of the world.
Clink It and Say ...
Afrikaans
Gesondheid
Albanian
Gëzuar

Armenian
Genats't
Arabic
Fe sahetek

Basque
On egin
Bulgarian
Na zdrave

Bengali
Joy
Bosnian
Živjeli

Catalan
Salut
Chinese (Cantonese)
Gòn bùi

Chinese (Mandarin)
Gānbēi
Czech
Na zdravi

Danish
Skål
Dutch
Proost

Esperanto
Je via sano
Estonian
Terviseks

Ethiopian
T'chen chen
Filipino
sa inyong kalusugan

Finnish
Kippis
French
À votre santé

Flemish
Op uw gezondheid
Galician
Saud

German
Prost
Greek
Yamas

Hebrew
L' chaim
Hawaiian
Å'kålè ma'luna

Hungarian
Egészségünkre
Icelandic
Skál

Indonesian
Pro
Irish (Gaelic)
Sláinte

Italian
Cin Cin
Japanese
Kanpai

Korean
Gun bae
Kikuyu
Rathima andu atene!

Latin
Sanitas bona
Latvian
Priekā

Lebanese
Kesak
Lithuanian
I sveikata

Malaysian
Minum
Maltese
Aviva

Mongolian
Tulgatsgaaya
Moroccan
Saha wa'a fiab

Norwegian
Skål
Polish
Na zdrowie

Portuguese
Saúde
Romanian
Noroc

Russian
Budem Zdrovy
Scottish Gaelic
Slàinte

Serbian
Zivio Ziveli
Spanish
Salud

Swedish
Skål
Scottish Gaelic
Slàinte

Serbian
Zivio Ziveli
Tagalog
Mabuhay

Thai
Choc-tee
Turkish
Şerefe

Ukrainian
Будьмо (Budʼmo)
Vietnamese
Chúc sức khoẻ

Welsh
Lechyd da
Yiddish
Zei gazunt

Zulu
Oogy wawa
Raising a toast with a new friend or perhaps, an acquaintance, in his/her own language, can signify respect. We have tried to cover as many languages as possible, but if you do know how to say cheers in some other language, feel free let us know through the comments section below. Everybody across the globe have their own way of saying cheers, which one will you use for your party?
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