If you are an avid reader of our blog you already know that we have provided you with countless lists of the best party cities around the globe.
Today we’d like to share with you 80 different ways from around the world on how to say “Bottom’s Up!”:
There are approximately 15 to 23 million people in the world that speak Afrikaans, one of South Africa’s eleven official languages. The best way to say ‘Bottom’s Up’ is, gesondheid.
Spoken primarily in Albania and Kosovo, there are roughly 7.6 million people in the world who speak Albanian. In order to properly cheers a group of Albanians make sure you say, gëzuar.
Fisehatak (فى صحتك:) is the proper way to cheers an Arabic speaker, and since there are over 280 million people who speak Arabic worldwide, you should have plenty of chances to practice.
There are over 7 million people who speak Armenian, with the majority living in Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Russia, United States, Georgia, Lebanon, Iran, Syria, and Turkey. If you find yourself partying with an Armenian make sure you toast with the word, genatzt!
The very familiar prost! is typically heard during Oktoberfest festivities, but this doesn’t mean you still can’t impress your Austrian friends with your new found knowledge.
Mainly spoken in Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, and Syria, Azeri (or Azerbaijani) consists of 30 million speakers worldwide. If you want to properly cheers your Azeri speaking friends try using, gayola!
Baluchi is the principal language of the Baloch people of Balochistan, found largely in Northwestern Iran. With 7.6 million people speaking Baluchi worldwide you will want to know how to properly say cheers: Vashi!
Basque is the ancestral language of the Basque people, who are largely found in northeastern Spain and southwestern France. Even though there are only approximately 715, 000 people who speak Basque worldwide, on egin, the Basque cheers, is not a bad toast to have in your repertoire.
There are over 7.6 million people that speak Belarusian, with the majority living in Belarus. The next time you are travelling through Belarus make sure to use this cheers on the locals: Za zdarou’e (За здароўе). Who knows, you may even get some free drinks out of it.
Bengali is the native language of Bengal and Bangladesh. There are over 202 million people who speak Bengali, so show them how happy you are with the proper way to cheers your good fortune: Jôe!
Welcome now to the BarWhiz Speed Round. We hope you enjoyed the explanation of the first 10 ways to say ‘Bottom’s Up!’. In order to move things along we are going to provided only the word for the next block of phrases. Ready? Set? Go!
Maza mein raha
Aung myin par say
pronunciation: au·ng my·in par say
Gòn bùi (幹杯)
pronunciation: naz·drah vi
Language: Gaelic (Ireland)
Language: Gaelic (Scotland)
stin iyá sas (Στην υγειά σας)
pronunciation: stin iyá sas
Language: Haitian Creole
pronunciation: okole maluna
pronunciation: egg·esh ay·ged·reh
Mugạ séhat terus
Tumba santosha athavā khushiyāytu
Rathima andu atene
pronunciation: ee sweh·kata
pronunciation: na zdravye
pronunciation: see·hat slel·lu
Gān bēi (干杯)
Language: Min Nan
Hō ta lah
Эрүүл мэндийн төлөө
pronunciation: er·uhl mehdiin toloo
Kha sehat walary (ښه صحت ولری)
pronunciation: kha sehat walary
pronunciation: sa·lam ati
Viva, saúde, tim tim
pronunciation: vee·va, saw·oo·de, ching·ching
Nal aarokkiyam peruga
Za zdorovja (За здоровя)
Oldik / Sog’liq uchun
pronunciation: oldik / sog’liq uchun
We’ll end the speed round, and our list of 80 Ways To Say “Bottom’s Up!” with one of my most favorite cheers:
There are over 76 million native Vietnamese speakers in the world. Unsurprisingly the majority are found in Vietnam. So whether you are travelling abroad or just want to impress your local Vietnamese friends, try out this toast next time you are out doing a few shots: mMột hai ba, yo, which essentially translates to ‘one, two, three, yo!’
pronunciation: moat hi bah, yo
If you noticed any languages that should have been included in the list, or have any corrections for the ones we did include, feel free to leave a comment and we’ll add your suggestions.
About the Author
Corey Rozon is a freelance writer from Ottawa, Canada.