שלום

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
שׁ־ל־ם

Common Northwest Semitic, Phoenician 𐤔𐤋𐤌(šlm /šalōm/), Aramaic שְׁלָמָא(šlāmā) / ܫܠܡܐ(šlāmā), Ugaritic 𐎌𐎍𐎎 (šlm /šalāmu/).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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?

DeclensionEdit

InterjectionEdit

שָׁלוֹם (shalóm)

  1. (conventional greeting) hello
  2. goodbye

Proper nounEdit

שָׁלוֹם (shalómm

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

DescendantsEdit

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שָׁלוֹם(shalóm, peace).

PronunciationEdit

  • (YIVO, Litvish) IPA(key): /ˈʃɔ.ɫəm/
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): /ˈʃuː.ɫəm/
  • (Ukraynish) IPA(key): /ˈʃu.ɫəm/

NounEdit

שלום (sholemm

  1. peace
  2. A greeting

Related termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

שלום (sholemm

  1. A male given name, Shalom

See alsoEdit