שלום עליכם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

שָׁלוֹם (shalóm, peace) +‎ עֲלֵיכֶם ('aleikhém, upon you). Compare Arabic اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ (as-salāmu ʿalaykum).

Phrase[edit]

שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם (shalóm 'aleikhém)

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

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם (shalóm 'aleikhém).

Phrase[edit]

שלום עליכם (sholem aleykhem)

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

Usage notes[edit]