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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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Nearby words

l'allegro, l'amour, l'amour, louis, l'après-midi d'un faune, l'aquila, l'chaim, l'enfant, l'enfant, pierre charles, l'hospital, l'hospital's rule, l'istesso tempo

Origin of l'chaim

ləḥayyīm literally, to life
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British Dictionary definitions for l'chaim

l'chaim

/ (ləˈxɑjim) /

interjection, noun

a variant spelling of lechaim
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