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shalom aleichem

[Sephardic Hebrew shah-lawm ah-le-khem; Ashkenazic Hebrew shaw-luh m ah-ley-khem, ah-ley-khem, shah-lohm] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃɑˈlɔm ɑ lɛˈxɛm; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɔ ləm ɑˈleɪ xɛm, ɑ leɪˈxɛm, ʃɑˈloʊm/
Hebrew.
1.
peace to you: a conventional Jewish greeting, the reply being aleichem shalom.

Aleichem

[ah-ley-khem] /ɑˈleɪ xɛm/
noun
1.
Sholom
[shaw-luh m] /ˈʃɔ ləm/ (Show IPA),
or Sholem
[shoh-lem,, -luh m] /ˈʃoʊ lɛm,, -ləm/ (Show IPA),
or Shalom
[shah-lohm] /ʃɑˈloʊm/ (Show IPA),
(pen name of Solomon Rabinowitz) 1859–1916, Russian author of Yiddish novels, plays, and short stories; in the U.S. from 1906.
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British Dictionary definitions for shalom aleichem

shalom aleichem

/ʃaˈlɔm aˈlexɛm; English ʃəˈlɒm əˈleɪxəm/
interjection
1.
peace be to you: used by Jews as a greeting or farewell Often shortened to shalom

Aleichem

/ɑːˈleɪçɛm/
noun
1.
Sholom, real name Solomon Rabinowitz. 1859–1916, US Jewish writer, born in Russia. His works include Tevye the Milkman, which was adapted for the stage musical Fiddler on the Roof
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