na zdrowie

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "for health" or "to [your] health", see na, zdrowie. Compare Czech na zdraví, Slovak na zdravie, Serbo-Croatian nazdraviti (literally to toast).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /na ˈzdrɔ.vʲɛ/
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Interjection[edit]

na zdrowie

  1. cheers (said before sharing a drink)
  2. bless you (said after someone sneezes)

Usage notes[edit]

  • When said to someone who has sneezed, the proper response is dziękuję (thank you).

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