[ US /səˈɫɑm/ ]
[ UK /sˈælɑːm/ ]
  1. greet with a salaam
  1. a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
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How To Use salaam In A Sentence

  • O Jabir! Allah will keep you alive until his time and you will see him. O Jabir! When you meet him, convey my salaams to him.
  • I salaamed to her and, grateful for the chance to catch my breath, eat and make a couple of half-time adjustments in the game plan, walked to my office.
  • They bore a general letter of introduction (the Babu salaamed to it orientally) to all Government officials. Kim
  • He and Mother met in Dar es Salaam but did not marry -- no point now after all those separated years. A DEATH IN THE FAMILY
  • While gray hair and a wrinkled face will get you nothing in the West except a name card from a plastic surgeon or a discounted fare on the city bus, a wai, a salaam, or a bow from the young is always proffered with sincerity.
  • When I got into the building, I saw tens and twenties of Muslims - women in hijabs, people who said As-Salaam-Alaikum to us.
  • But when he lifts the phone, the banks fall on their knees and salaam. MURDER SONG
  • We unstuck, climbed out over Dar es Salaam Harbour, turned north, flew past Zanzibar and over the west coast of Pemba.
  • He would remember himself, and say ‘Salaam, memsahib,’ putting his hands to his forehead, and then take off again, speaking his mixture of Hindi and Tamil, grimacing, gesturing at an invisible audience.
  • The guide salaamed, half-mockingly, half-wondering at such eloquence, pausing in the passage to point into the side-caves that debouched to either hand. In The Time Of Light
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