Slainte! Erin Go Bragh! Translation Of These & Other Irish Sayings

03/17/2011 11:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with Gaelic-Irish sayings?

The annual holiday of St. Patrick's Day has become a reason to party, whether you are Irish or not. And as 500,000 packed central Dublin for today's St. Patrick's Day parade, those outside Ireland are also commemorating the special day.

Among the most common words at these events worldwide are Slainte to Erin Go Bragh, but that's only the beginning. Here's a handy list of Irish sayings and their meanings. Feel free to add any we missed in the comments below!

Slainte: Good Health! / Cheers!

Erin Go Bragh: Ireland Forever!

Beannachtai Na Feile Padraig Oraibh: St. Patrick's Day Blessing Upon You!

Dia Dhuit: Hello!

Ni Fhaca Me La Fada Thu: Long Time No See!

Go N-Eiri An T-Adh Leat: Good luck!

Gabh Mo Leisceal: Excuse me!

Graim Thu: I Love You!

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