שלום

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
שׁ־ל־ם

From Proto-Semitic *šalām-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

שָׁלוֹם ‎(shalómm ‎(no plural forms, singular construct שְׁלוֹם־)

  1. (uncountable) peace
  2. (uncountable) rest, quietude
    שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם!‎ ― shabát shalóm! ― Peaceful Sabbath!
  3. (uncountable) well-being, welfare
    מַה שְּׁלוֹמְךָ?‎ ― má sh'lom'khá? ― How are you?

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

שָׁלוֹם ‎(shalóm)

  1. (conventional greeting) hello
  2. goodbye

Proper noun[edit]

שָׁלוֹם ‎(shalómm

  1. A title of God.
  2. A male given name, Shalom.

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שָׁלוֹם ‎(shalóm, peace).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish) IPA(key): [ˈʃɔ.ləm]
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): [ˈʃuː.ləm]
  • (Ukraynish) IPA(key): [ˈʃu.ləm]

Noun[edit]

שלום ‎(sholemm

  1. peace
  2. A greeting

Related terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

שלום ‎(sholemm

  1. A male given name: Shalom

See also[edit]