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What spoken human languages in 2021 don't salute with words related to health or peace?

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  1. What are the exceptions to the fact that most Asian, Middle Eastern and European languages greet with words anent health or peace? I know that "salutation" itself meant "health".

  2. Why don't these exceptional languages salute with words anent well-being? Surely their speakers must still care about health and peace! Or do they truly disregard well-being?

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This sounds like a rather vague question right now. Greetings belong to pragmatics more than to semantics; even if they are analyzed semantically, one can't equate their "meaning" with their earlier meaning (etymology) in the same or another language. The same language may have a wide spectrum of common and rare forms of greetings. Jirka Hanika‭ about 1 month ago

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