salamaleque

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلسَّلَامُ عَلَيْك(as-salāmu ʿalayk, peace be upon you).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

salamaleque

  1. salaam alaikum (greeting used by Muslims)

Noun[edit]

salamaleque m (plural salamaleques)

  1. exaggerated and affected reverence
    Synonym: rapapé