Definition of mabuhay in English:

mabuhay

Pronunciation /maˈbuːhʌɪ/

exclamation

South East Asian
  • An exclamation of salutation or greeting: long live ——! good luck (to you)! hurrah! cheers!.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Kingsport (Tennessee) Times. From Tagalog mabuhay, lit. ‘live’, imperative of buhay to live.