עליכם שלום

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From עֲלֵיכֶם ('aleikhém, upon you) +‎ שָׁלוֹם (shalóm, peace), literally “upon you be peace”. Compare Arabic وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلَامُ (wa-ʿalaykumu s-salāmu).

Interjection[edit]

עֲלֵיכֶם שָׁלוֹם ('aleikhém shalóm)

  1. (Judaism) A traditional greeting.

Usage notes[edit]


Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew עֲלֵיכֶם שָׁלוֹם ('aleikhém shalóm, literally upon you be peace).

Interjection[edit]

עליכם שלום (aleykhem sholem)

  1. (Judaism) A traditional greeting.

Usage notes[edit]