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Salam

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A Quranic Name for Boys

Short meaning of SalamSafety and Security
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Salam

SUpper + LArge + Muslim

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Salam in Arabic)سَلامٌ
Quranic Nature
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Directly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of SalamSelaame Selam Salaame Salame Selame Salaamm Salaamme Selaame Selaamme Selamme Selamm
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Quranic Root
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S-L-M
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Meaning of Salam

Salam is a direct Quranic name that means peace, safety, security, and a person who doesn’t harm others.  It is used in many places in the Quran and is also the root for Allah’s name of as-Salam. A person shouldn’t be named as-Salam because the “as-” at the beginning makes it specific to Allah, it means “the One Peace”. But by removing the “as-“, the word becomes a general attribute and can be used as a name.

Salam is also an Islamic greeting that means “Peace be upon you!”, i.e. “I mean you no harm.”

It is all peace [the Night of al-Qadr], until the rising of the dawn. (Quran 97:5)

O you who believe! when you go to war in Allah’s way, make investigation, and do not say to any one who offers you peace: You are not a believer. Do you seek goods of this world’s life! But with Allah there are abundant gains; you too were such before, then Allah conferred a benefit on you; therefore make investigation; surely Allah is aware of what you do. (Quran 94:4)

With it, Allah guides whoever obeys the will of Allah to the paths of peace and safety, and takes them out of darkness towards light by His command, and guides them to the Straight Path. (Quran 5:16)

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