afiyet olsun

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Turkish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

afiyet olsun

  1. bon appetit

Usage notes[edit]

The wish, literally meaning “let health be” – i.e., may consuming the food not adversely affect your health – can be expressed before as well as after the meal. It is furthermore the standard reply of the cook when paid a compliment (see eline sağlık).