l'chaim

or l'cha·yim, le·cha·yim, le·ha·yim

[ Ashkenazic Hebrew luh-khah-yim; Sephardic Hebrew luh-khah-yeem ]
/ Ashkenazic Hebrew ləˈxɑ yɪm; Sephardic Hebrew lə xɑˈyim /

noun Hebrew.

a toast used in drinking to a person's health or well-being.

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Origin of l'chaim

ləḥayyīm literally, “to life”

Words nearby l'chaim

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British Dictionary definitions for l'chaim

l'chaim
/ (ləˈxɑjim) /

interjection, noun

a variant spelling of lechaim
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