slàinte

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sláinte.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

slàinte

  1. cheers
    slàinte agad-sa - thank you, same to you

Noun[edit]

slàinte f (genitive slàinte)

  1. health
    air do shlàinte - to your good health
    thig mi thaobh mo shlàinte - I will come if my health permits
    slàinte leat - farewell (literally "health with you")
  2. toast
    thoir dhuinn slàinte - give us a toast
  3. salvation
    a chionn gun do dhìochuimhnich thu Dìa, do shlàinte - because thou hast forgotten God thy salvation

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