乾杯

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: S
はい > ぱい
Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese.

InterjectionEdit

乾杯 (hiragana かんぱい, romaji kanpai)

  1. cheers; common toast. Idiomatically, bottoms up

MandarinEdit

simpl. 干杯
trad.

EtymologyEdit

gān ("dry") + bēi ("cup")

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gānbēi
Zhuyin ㄍㄢ ㄅㄟ
IPA (key) /ka̠n⁵⁵ peɪ̯⁵⁵/

VerbEdit

乾杯 (traditional, Pinyin gānbēi, simplified 干杯)

  1. to toast, to drink a toast

InterjectionEdit

乾杯 (traditional, Pinyin gānbēi, simplified 干杯)

  1. (colloquial) cheers!; bottoms up!
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:59