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or l'cha·yim, le·cha·yim, le·ha·yim

[Ashkenazic Hebrew luh-khah-yim; Sephardic Hebrew luh-khah-yeem]
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noun Hebrew.
  1. 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
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British Dictionary definitions for l'chayim


interjection, noun
  1. a variant spelling of lechaim
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