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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
שׁ־ל־ם

From Proto-Semitic *šalām-.

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.

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalóm, peace).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Litvish) IPA(key): [ˈʃɔ.ləm]
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): [ˈʃuː.ləm]
  • (Ukraynish) IPA(key): [ˈʃu.ləm]

NounEdit

שלום (sholemm

  1. peace
  2. A greeting

Related termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

שלום (sholemm

  1. A male given name: Shalom

See alsoEdit