She stood there waving her hand wildly and rating me for not returning her salaam.
This means we had better say salaam; so we say it and they say it, adding the usual "Go and come."
I have seen sixty or seventy of an evening come in and make this sort of salaam.
They do not stand at the door and salaam and cringe, like the ordinary mendicant.
They salaam to him, beg of him ...