With the festive season coming up, one of the words you’ll definitely need to know how to say is Cheers. It’s a universal phrase, as useful as any other. Saying Cheers is an expression of goodwill and something that every traveller should know. It can be used in bars and restaurants, hotels, shops and anywhere else where a service is provided to you. Wherever you’re travelling with us, or you’d simply like to thank someone on holiday, here’s a list of how to say Cheers in different languages. Enjoy!
How to say ‘Cheers’ in different languages
Africa: (Swahili): Maisha marefu! Afya! Vifijo!
Antarctica: There aren’t any native Antarcticans apart from penguins, but at least you’ll have plenty of ice!
Central / South America (Spanish): ¡Salud!
China (Mandarin): Gan bay.
Egypt (Arabic): Fi sahitak
Himalayas (Nepalese): Pyunu hos
India (Hindi): Acchī sehata
Israel (Hebrew): L’chaim
Russia: Na zdorovie!
South Korea: Gun bae
Vietnamese: Dô (Jou) / Vô (Dzo)
Where will you be heading this festive season? And how will you be saying ‘Cheers’? If you’d like to learn a foreign language whilst travelling, then check out our blog post on the subject!