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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *šalām-, belonging to the root س ل م(s-l-m). The “peace” meaning as well as the usage as greeting is a semantic loan from Aramaic שְׁלָמָא(š'lāmā).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

سَلَام (salāmm

  1. verbal noun of سَلِمَ(salima) (form I)
  2. greeting
  3. peace
    Synonym: سِلْم(silm)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

سَلَام (salām)

  1. salutation; greeting

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jeffery, Arthur (1938) The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qurʾān (Gaekwad’s Oriental Series; 79), Baroda: Oriental Institute, page 175

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

سِلَام (silāmm

  1. verbal noun of سَالَمَ(sālama) (form III)

DeclensionEdit


MazanderaniEdit

InterjectionEdit

سلام (selâm)

  1. hello

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سلام

NounEdit

سلام (selam)

  1. greetings

PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَلَام(salām, peace).

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

Dari Persian سلام
Iranian Persian سلام
Tajiki Persian салом (salom)

سلام (salâm)

  1. hello, hi, hiya
    سلام!‎‎ ― salâmhello!
    سلام علیکم!‎‎ ― salâm aleykomhello! (more formal)

NounEdit

سلام (salâm)

  1. salutation; greeting
  2. (military) salute
  3. (Islam) Salam at the end of prayer.

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SindhiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَلَام(salām).

InterjectionEdit

سَلامُ (salāmu) (Devanagari सलामु)

  1. (used by Muslims) hello, hi

NounEdit

سَلامُ (salāmum (Devanagari सलामु)

  1. peace; greeting

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَلَام(salām).

NounEdit

سلام (salāmm (Hindi spelling सलाम)

  1. salutation
  2. greeting
  3. peace

See alsoEdit