Definition of slainte in English:

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slainte

Pronunciation: /ˈslɑːntʃə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

exclamation

Used to express friendly feelings towards one’s companions before drinking: ‘Slainte,’ he said, raising his glass
More example sentences
  • Here's health, or slainte, as we say in Irish, and good wishes for the years ahead.
  • I say slainte Ronan - you're Amputee of the Week!
  • We wish them slainte is saol fada and we understand that they will be residing in Tuam, County Galway.

Origin

From Scottish Gaelic slàinte, literally 'health'.

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