Definition of iechyd da in English:

iechyd da

exclamation

Welsh
  • Used to express good wishes before drinking.

    • ‘The aforementioned Welsh word ‘iechyd da’ is pronounced [iachida] with i as in ee and ch in that Dutch, deep throaty way.’
    • ‘The Welsh toast ‘Iechyd da’ meaning ‘Good Health’ takes on a new meaning for cider drinkers, as scientists now say that cider could have health benefits.’

Origin

Welsh, literally ‘good health’.

Pronunciation

iechyd da

/ˌjɛxiːd ˈdɑː/