שלום

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
שׁ־ל־ם

From Proto-Semitic *šalām-, compare Paleo-Hebrew root 𐤔𐤋𐤌(šlm). Cognates include Arabic سَلَام(salām), Aramaic שְׁלָמָא(šlāmā), and Classical Syriac ܫܠܳܡܳܐ(šlomo).

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

ReferencesEdit


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