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iechyd da

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Pronunciation: /ˌjɛxiːd ˈdɑː
 
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Definition of iechyd da in English:

exclamation

Welsh
Used to express good wishes before drinking.
Example sentences
  • The Welsh toast ‘Iechyd da’ meaning ‘Good Health’ takes on a new meaning for cider drinkers, as scientists now say that cider could have health benefits.
  • The aforementioned Welsh word ‘iechyd da’ is pronounced [iachida] with i as in ee and ch in that Dutch, deep throaty way.

Origin

Welsh, literally 'good health'.

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