shalom aleichem


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sha·lom a·lei·chem

 (shô′ləm ə-lā′KHəm, -kəm, shä-lōm′ ä-lā-KHĕm′)
interj.
Used as a traditional Jewish greeting or farewell.

[Hebrew šālôm 'ălêkem, peace be with you : šālôm, peace; see šlm in Semitic roots + 'ălêkem, with you ('al, 'ălê, to, upon; see ʕly in Semitic roots + -kem, second person pl. pronoun).]
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shalom aleichem

(ʃaˈlɔm aˈlexɛm; English ʃəˈlɒm əˈleɪxəm)
interj
peace be to you: used by Jews as a greeting or farewell. Often shortened to: shalom
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