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1. cheers; bottoms-up; prosit
  • けんこう健康
  • しゅく祝して
  • かんぱい乾杯
  • Here's to your health!
Noun, Suru verb
2. toast; drink (in celebration or in honor of something)
  • こんや今夜
  • しゅひん主賓
  • かんぱい乾杯
  • しよう
  • Let's toast the guest of honor!
3. drinking one's glass dry
Wikipedia definition
4. Toast (honor)A toast is a ritual in which a drink is taken as an expression of honor or goodwill. The term may be applied to the person or thing so honored, the drink taken, or the verbal expression accompanying the drink. Thus, a person could be "the toast of the evening," for whom someone "proposes a toast" to congratulate and for whom a third person "toasts" in agreement. The ritual forms the basis of the literary and performance genre, of which Mark Twain's "To the Babies" is a well-known example.
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Other forms
乾盃 【かんぱい】
Notes
乾盃: Out-dated kanji.

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