There is a special form (like a slang word) in brazilian for bless you.

It sounds like "sanutsch". But I can't remember.

Anyone know what I mean?

  • After you sneeze, you mean? That would be saúde, which most people pronounce saúdji.
    – Jacinto
    Commented Apr 25, 2016 at 18:15
  • In Germany they say "Gesundheit" which means "saúde" in Portuguese.
    – Centaurus
    Commented Apr 26, 2016 at 1:40

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We use |Saúde| wich is the same as health, to wish someone health. Pronounce is |Saúdji| or saúdi. and SAÚDE is how you write it

  • Ele foi específico quanto a palavra que procurava, mas para abençoar alguns ainda usam "Deus te abençoe". Saúde se diz para alguém que espirra. Commented Apr 26, 2016 at 13:45
  • Sim, isso se aplica mais numa igreja por exemplo, mas no respeito ao que ele diz é Saúde.
    – MucaP
    Commented Apr 26, 2016 at 23:01

In Portugal, we manly use 'Santinho !' or fewer times 'Saúde.' (Maybe in Lisbon the previous is more common) . Some people (older generations) use 'Benza-te deus!'Tha later translates directrly to god bless you.

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