assalamu alaikum

phrase transliterated from Arabic

as·​sa·​la·​mu alai·​kum əs-sə-ˈlä-mü-ə-ˈlī-ku̇m How to pronounce assalamu alaikum (audio)
variants or as-salaam alaikum
: peace to you
used as a traditional greeting among Muslims
compare shalom aleichem

Word History


Arabic as-salāmu ʽalaykum

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“Assalamu alaikum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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