verb (used with or without object)
Origin of salaam
Examples from the Web for salaam
Salaam was brought in the next night, and admitted to the rape after 90 minutes of questioning.
The testimony included that of two defendants, Salaam and Wise, who took the stand to repudiate their confessions.
But John is sure that he can nurture Ayatollah to bring out the best in him, if only Tzipi and Saeb will do their best for Salaam.
Salaam says that when he was released from prison in 1997 at age 23, few people were interested in hearing what he had to say.
That continues to haunt Salaam, his family, and the rest of the Central Park Five and their families.
It represented a salaam, as much as they had ever given to the king himself.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
"Salaam, Burra Dakktar," she said, lapsing into Hindustani and bringing the visit to an end.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
The d festival: salaam to the Amr: the educating of Afghans.At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray
Then the hare said again, "Salaam, house," and again the lion was silent.Black Tales for White Children|C. H. Stigand
“I thank you,” said Ram Juna, rising and making a salaam of curious dignity and courtesy.Jewel Weed|Alice Ames Winter
British Dictionary definitions for salaam
Word Origin for salaam
Word Origin and History for salaam
Muslim greeting, 1610s, from Arabic salam (also in Urdu, Persian), literally "peace" (cf. Hebrew shalom); in full, (as)salam 'alaikum "peace be upon you," from base of salima "he was safe" (cf. Islam, Muslim).