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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".