Definition of mabuhay in English:

mabuhay

exclamation

Philippines
  • Long live! (used as a greeting or to express good wishes)

    ‘mabuhay Francis!’
    • ‘welcome and mabuhay!’

Pronunciation

mabuhay

/məˈbo͞oˌhī/ /məˈbuˌhaɪ/

Origin

Tagalog, literally ‘live!’, imperative of buhay ‘to live’.