السلام عليكم

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם(shalóm aleikhém).

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اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ (as-salāmu ʿalaykum)

  1. peace be upon you (plural); good day; hello; hail
    اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُم — وَعَلَيْكُمُ اَلسَّلَامُ
    as-salāmu ʿalaykum — wa-ʿalaykumu s-salāmu
    Peace be upon you. — And upon you, too.
  2. (Islam) salaam alaikum, assalamu alaikum
    اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُم وَرَحْمَةُ اَللهِ وَبَرَكاتُهُ
    as-salāmu ʿalaykum wa-raḥmatu llāhi wa-barakātuhu
    Peace be upon you as well as God's mercy and blessings.

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