Kanpai or Kampai, which is most correct?

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Hello! Have seen "Cheers" in Japanese written as "kanpai" and "kampai", which is correct or most correct? Have family in Japan, and will take my first trip over there soon to bring my Mother's ashes back to her Homeland. Would not want to offend if I make a toast incorrectly. Thank you so much!

By Patrick Remington Posted in October 2017
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April 20, 2019

When I lived there I also said and heard it as "kampai".
Everyone toasted with me and said kampai.
Hope this helps. Sorry to hear about your mum.

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May 24, 2019

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December 26, 2019

Neither way is the most correct. It just depends on the region you visit.

Just say it the say they do when you visit.

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Ludwig Fromm
April 12, 2020

sounds better!!

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