Shalom meaning

shä-lōm, shə-
Used as a traditional Jewish greeting or farewell.
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Hello.
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Goodbye.
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A traditional Jewish greeting or farewell.
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Shalom is defined as a Hebrew word of greeting or good-bye that literally means "peace."

When you wish to give a greeting when you see a friend on the street, this is an example of when you might say "shalom."

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Origin of shalom

  • Hebrew šālôm peace šlm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hebrew שלום (shalóm, “peace, well-being; Hello, good-bye"), from Proto-Semitic *Å¡alām- (“peace").

    From Wiktionary