shalom aleichem

[ Sephardic Hebrew shah-lawm ah-le-khem; Ashkenazic Hebrew shaw-luhm ah-ley-khem, ah-ley-khem, shah-lohm ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ʃɑˈlɔm ɑ lɛˈxɛm; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɔ ləm ɑˈleɪ xɛm, ɑ leɪˈxɛm, ʃɑˈloʊm /

interjection Hebrew.

peace to you: a conventional Jewish greeting, the reply being aleichem shalom.

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British Dictionary definitions for shalom aleichem

shalom aleichem
/ Hebrew (ʃaˈlɔm aˈlexɛm, English ʃəˈlɒm əˈleɪxəm) /

interjection

peace be to you: used by Jews as a greeting or farewellOften shortened to: shalom
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