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as–salaam alaikum

foreign term as–sa·laam alai·kum \əs-sə-ˈläm-ə-ˈlī-ku̇m\

Definition of as–salaam alaikum

    :  peace to you —used as a traditional greeting among Muslims


Origin of as–salaam alaikum

Arabic as-salāmu ʽalaykum


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