Salaam definitions

sə-läm'
Peace: used as a greeting by Muslims.
interjection
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0
This greeting.
noun
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1
In the Near East, India, etc., a greeting or ceremonial compliment, made by bowing low with the palm of the right hand placed on the forehead.
noun
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1
Any obeisance or respectful greeting.
noun
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1
To make a salaam.
verb
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1
To greet with a salaam.
verb
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1
Used as a greeting in various Muslim cultures.
interjection
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1
A ceremonious act of deference or obeisance, especially a low bow performed while placing the right palm on the forehead.
noun
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A greeting in various Muslim cultures.
noun
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1
To greet with or perform a salaam.
verb
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1
A respectful ceremonial greeting performed mostly in Islamic countries.
interjection
1
0
A low bow as a ceremonial act of deference.
noun
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To perform a salaam.
verb
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Origin of salaam

Arabic salām peace, salaam from salima to be safe šlm in Semitic roots