salaam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَلَام (salām, peace), from Proto-Semitic *šalām-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

salaam!

  1. A respectful ceremonial greeting performed mostly in Islamic countries.

Noun[edit]

salaam (plural salaams)

  1. A low bow as a ceremonial act of deference.
    • Prof. Wilson
      Finally, Josiah might have made his salaam to the exciseman just as he was folding up that letter.

Verb[edit]

salaam (third-person singular simple present salaams, present participle salaaming, simple past and past participle salaamed)

  1. To perform a salaam.

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Swahili[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَلَام (salām, peace), from Proto-Semitic *šalām-.

Interjection[edit]

salaam

  1. hello