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Slàinte Eilidh!

If I find the keyboard option, this sentence accepts "Health Eilidh!" as an answer -- which is good -- but the word buttons underneath do not include "health" as an option. It does include "Cheers" which makes me think of "tioraidh!"

November 27, 2019

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You are correct that Slàinte does mean health, but as in Irish it's also used as a word for cheers (as in when you have a drink with someone). Tioraidh is basically a Gaelic translation of the English Cheerio

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