alav ha-shalom

alav ha-shalom masc. int. (ah-LAHV hah-shah-LOME); alehah ha-shalom fem. int. Hebrew (ah-LEH-hah hah-shah-LOME) This expression is similar to “rest in peace.” This phrase is customarily said immediately after mentioning the name of someone who has died.

masc. masculine

int. interjection

fem. feminine

Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Jewish Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish holidays and life-cycle events, culture, history, the Bible and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a pronunciation guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (4). Philadelphia, PA: Jewish Publication Society.

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