lechayim

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

noun Hebrew.


Nearby words

  1. lecce,
  2. leccy,
  3. lech,
  4. lechaim,
  5. lechatelierite,
  6. lecher,
  7. lecher wires,
  8. lecherous,
  9. lecherously,
  10. lechery

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.

Origin of l'chaim

ləḥayyīm literally, to life

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British Dictionary definitions for lechayim

l'chaim

/ (ləˈxɑjim) /

interjection, noun

a variant spelling of lechaim
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