interjection sha·lom \shä-ˈlōm, shə-\
variants: or less commonly

\shä-ˈlōm, shə-\

Definition of shalom

  1. —used as a Jewish greeting and farewell

Origin and Etymology of shalom

Hebrew shālōm peace

First Known Use: 1904

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