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Selam

Selam may refer to:

  • Selam, Champhai, a village in Mizoram, India
  • Selam (Australopithecus), the fossilized skull and other skeletal remains of a three-year-old Australopithecus afarensis female from Ethiopia
  • Selam Musai, Albanian military leader
  • An alternative spelling of "salaam", a short form of the greeting As-salamu alaykum

Selam (Australopithecus)

Selam (DIK-1/1) is the fossilized skull and other skeletal remains of a three-year-old Australopithecus afarensis female hominin, whose bones were first found in Dikika, Ethiopia in 2000 and recovered over the following years. Although she has often been nicknamed Lucy's baby, the specimen has been dated at 3.3 million years ago, approximately 120,000 years older than " Lucy" (dated to about 3.18 mya).

Selam (film)

Selam is a Turkish Drama film. It was released on March 29, 2013 and it runs for 104 minutes. The film follows the lives of 3 teachers as they leave their loved ones behind to help educate children in rural areas. This epic story directed by Levent Demirkale is based on true events that are taking place in Senegal, Afghanistan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Usage examples of "selam".

I can be precise about the time because I recall that even as I glimpsed the glitter of bare steel, the ululating cry of the selam was echoing from where the mueddin stood on the gallery of the little mosque behind me.

SELAM, when it was effective, produced a release of specific tensions by deleting related portions of the established neural circuitry and thereby modifying the overall pattern of the brain's activity.