sláinte

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sláinte.

Interjection[edit]

sláinte

  1. cheers

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sláinte f (genitive sláinte, nominative plural sláintí)

  1. health
    Sláinte chuig na fir agus go maire na mná go deo!
    Health to the men and may the women live forever!
    Is fearr an tsláinte ná na táinte.
    Health is better than wealth.
  2. healthcare
  3. toast (drink)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
sláinte shláinte
after "an", tsláinte
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsl͈aːn͈ʲtʲə/

Noun[edit]

sláinte f

  1. freedom from illness
  2. (Christianity) salvation
  3. (law) exemption, freedom from liability

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]