Re: Religion-Names in Conlangs. Or At Least in Mine. :)
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, December 28, 1998, 7:59|
Steg Belsky wrote:
> Is the root of _islam_ and _muslim_ the same as _salaam_? (SLM?)
> I don't see how that would be related to "submission", since in Hebrew
> ShLM always (as much as i've seen) has to do with "filling" something
> (leshaleim, lehashlim...), right?
I think that _salaam_ means "peace", does it not?
Interesting note: _salaam_ was borrowed into Indonesian (?) as _salang_
or something similar, which was adopted by American soldiers and
anglicized as "so long".