السلام عليكم

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם (shalóm aleikhém).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /as.sa.laː.mu ʕa.laj.kum/
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Interjection[edit]

اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْكُمْ (as-salāmu ʿalaykum)

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

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