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salaam

sa·laam

salaam

 
pronunciation:
s lam
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an obeisance, esp. a low, deferential bow performed with the right hand on the forehead.
similar words:
obeisance
definition 2: a ceremonial salutation, used esp. in Islamic cultures, that means "peace be with you".
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: salaamed, salaaming, salaams
definition: to greet with a salaam.