乾杯

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
はい > ぱい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese.

Interjection[edit]

乾杯 (hiragana かんぱい, romaji kanpai)

  1. cheers; common toast. Idiomatically, bottoms up

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 干杯
trad.

Etymology[edit]

gān ("dry") + bēi ("cup")

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gānbēi
Zhuyin ㄍㄢ ㄅㄟ
IPA (key) /ka̠n⁵⁵ peɪ̯⁵⁵/

Verb[edit]

乾杯 (traditional, Pinyin gānbēi, simplified 干杯)

  1. to toast, to drink a toast

Interjection[edit]

乾杯 (traditional, Pinyin gānbēi, simplified 干杯)

  1. (colloquial) cheers!; bottoms up!