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sa·laam

 (sə-läm′)
n.
1. A ceremonious act of deference or obeisance, especially a low bow performed while placing the right palm on the forehead.
2. A greeting in various Muslim cultures.
interj.
Used as a greeting in various Muslim cultures.
tr. & intr.v. sa·laamed, sa·laam·ing, sa·laams
To greet with or perform a salaam.

[Arabic salām, peace, salaam, from salima, to be safe; see šlm in Semitic roots.]
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salaam

(səˈlɑːm)
n
1. (Islam) a Muslim form of salutation consisting of a deep bow with the right palm on the forehead
2. (Islam) a salutation signifying peace, used chiefly by Muslims
vb
(Islam) to make a salaam or salute (someone) with a salaam
[C17: from Arabic salām peace, from the phrase assalām 'alaikum peace be to you]
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sa•laam

(səˈlɑm)

n.
1. a salutation meaning “peace,” used esp. in Islamic countries.
2. a very low bow or obeisance, esp. with the palm of the right hand placed on the forehead.
v.i., v.t.
3. to salute with a salaam.
[1605–15; < Arabic salām peace]
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salaam


Past participle: salaamed
Gerund: salaaming

Imperative
salaam
salaam
Present
I salaam
you salaam
he/she/it salaams
we salaam
you salaam
they salaam
Preterite
I salaamed
you salaamed
he/she/it salaamed
we salaamed
you salaamed
they salaamed
Present Continuous
I am salaaming
you are salaaming
he/she/it is salaaming
we are salaaming
you are salaaming
they are salaaming
Present Perfect
I have salaamed
you have salaamed
he/she/it has salaamed
we have salaamed
you have salaamed
they have salaamed
Past Continuous
I was salaaming
you were salaaming
he/she/it was salaaming
we were salaaming
you were salaaming
they were salaaming
Past Perfect
I had salaamed
you had salaamed
he/she/it had salaamed
we had salaamed
you had salaamed
they had salaamed
Future
I will salaam
you will salaam
he/she/it will salaam
we will salaam
you will salaam
they will salaam
Future Perfect
I will have salaamed
you will have salaamed
he/she/it will have salaamed
we will have salaamed
you will have salaamed
they will have salaamed
Future Continuous
I will be salaaming
you will be salaaming
he/she/it will be salaaming
we will be salaaming
you will be salaaming
they will be salaaming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been salaaming
you have been salaaming
he/she/it has been salaaming
we have been salaaming
you have been salaaming
they have been salaaming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been salaaming
you will have been salaaming
he/she/it will have been salaaming
we will have been salaaming
you will have been salaaming
they will have been salaaming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been salaaming
you had been salaaming
he/she/it had been salaaming
we had been salaaming
you had been salaaming
they had been salaaming
Conditional
I would salaam
you would salaam
he/she/it would salaam
we would salaam
you would salaam
they would salaam
Past Conditional
I would have salaamed
you would have salaamed
he/she/it would have salaamed
we would have salaamed
you would have salaamed
they would have salaamed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salaam - a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
bowing, obeisance, bow - bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
Verb1.salaam - greet with a salaam
salute - greet in a friendly way; "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"
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Translations

salaam

[səˈlɑːm]
A. Nzalema f
B. VIhacer zalemas
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salaam

n, interjSalem m
visich mit Salem begrüßen
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