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Definition of salaam verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

salaam

 verb
verb
NAmE//səˈlɑm//
 
[intransitive, transitive] salaam (somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they salaam
 
he / she / it salaams
 
past simple salaamed
 
-ing form salaaming
 
 
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(in some Eastern countries) to say hello to someone in a formal way by bending forward from the waist and putting your right hand on your forehead
salaam noun
 
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