Complete Definition of "amen"

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English

Etymology
From ecclesiastical Latin amen#Latin|amen, from Greek á¼Î¼Î®Î½, from Hebrew ××× âcertainly, trulyâ (cognate with Arabic ARchar|اÙÙÙ|Ø¢ÙÙÙ âamÄ«n).

Pronunciation
IPA|/eɪËmÉn/, /É:ËmÉn/
:rhymes|Én

Adverb
amen

  1. At the end of prayers: so be it.

#:*1662, Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen. â Book of Common Prayer
#:* Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the Lord. And the people did according to this promise. — Nehemiah 5:13, KJV
#:* Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things. And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen. — Psalm 72:18-19, KJV

  1. At the end of a creeds or in Biblical translations: truly, verily.

#:Amen, amen, I say to thee, except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God. â John ii. 3. Rhemish Translation

Translations
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Arabic: ARchar|Ø¢ÙÙÙ (âÄmin)
Aramaic:
Bosnian: amin
Chinese: é¿å, é¿ä»¬ (Ä men)
Czech: t-|cs|amen
Dutch: t+|nl|amen
Finnish: aamen
German: t-|de|Amen
Greek: αμήν (amín); synonyms: γένοιÏο (yénito), είθε (íthe), άμÏοÏε (á[m]bote), μακάÏι (makári)
Hebrew: ××× (âamîn)
Icelandic: t-|is|amen
Italian: t+|it|amen
Japanese: ã¢ã¼ã¡ã³ (Ämen)
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Korean: ìë© (amen)
Kurdish: t|ku|amîn
Persian: FAchar|Ø¢ÙÛÙ (âmin)
Polish: t-|pl|amen
Portuguese: amém
Romanian: amin
Russian: Ð°Ð¼Ð¸Ð½Ñ (amínâ)
Serbian:

Spanish: amén
Swedish: t+|sv|amen
Turkish: amin
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Quotations
1999 May, Matt Groening, âHell Is Other Robotsâ, Futurama, season 1, episode 9

Interjection
amen

  1. An expression of strong agreement.

Noun
amen

  1. An instance of saying âamenâ.
  2. A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14)

#:*1611, And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God â Revelation 3:14, KJV
Persian: Ø¢ÙÛÙ

Anagrams
mane
mean
name
NEMA


Icelandic

Adverb
amen

  1. At the end of prayers: so be it.

#:* à guðanna bænum, amen.

  1. At the end of a creeds or in Biblical translations: truly, verily.

Interjection
amen

  1. Expressing strong agreement.

Spanish

Verb
amen

  1. third-person plural subjunctive present of amar
  2. third-person plural imperative of amar

fa:amen
fr:amen
io:amen
id:amen
it:amen
la:amen
nl:amen
pt:amen
ru:amen
sl:amen
fi:amen
sv:amen
te:amen
vi:amen

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