עליכם שלום

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

עֲלֵיכֶם('aleikhém, upon you) +‎ שָׁלוֹם(shalóm, peace). Compare Arabic وَعَلَيْكُمُ السَّلَامُ(waʿalaykumu s-salāmu).

Phrase[edit]

עֲלֵיכֶם שָׁלוֹם ‎('aleikhém shalóm)

  1. A traditional greeting (literally, "upon you be peace").

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew עֲלֵיכֶם שָׁלוֹם('aleikhém shalóm).

Phrase[edit]

עליכם שלום ‎(sholem aleykhem)

  1. A traditional greeting (literally, "upon you be peace").

Usage notes[edit]