lehayim

noun
le·ha·yim
variants: or lechayim or lehayyim or lechayyim \ləˈḵäyə̇m, -ˌyēm \
plural -s

Definition of lehayim 

: a traditional Jewish toast often used interjectionally raised his glass and said “lehayim!

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History and Etymology for lehayim

Hebrew leḥayīm, literally, to life

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