Definitions for Amenˈɑ mən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
it is so; so be it (used after a prayer, creed, or other formal statement to express solemn ratification or agreement).
(n.)an utterance of the interjection “amen.”
an expression of concurrence or assent:
The committee gave its amen to the proposal.
Origin of amen:
bef. 1000; ME, OE < LL < Gk < Heb āmēn
a primeval Egyptian deity, worshiped, esp. at Thebes, as the personification of air or breath and represented as either a ram or a goose: later identified with Amen-Ra.
Category: Eastern Religions
Amen, Amon, Amun(noun)
a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
indicates the end of a prayer
We thank you, Lord. Amen.
An instance of saying u2018amenu2019.
A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14)
To say Amen.
The whole congregation amened in unison.
At the end of Judeo-Christian prayers: so be it.
At the end of a creed or in Biblical translations: truly, verily.
An expression of strong agreement.
An English surname.
Origin: From amen, from ἀμήν, from אמן (cognate with Arabic آمين, Syriac ܐܡܝܢ)
an expression used at the end of prayers, and meaning, So be it. At the end of a creed, it is a solemn asseveration of belief. When it introduces a declaration, it is equivalent to truly, verily
to say Amen to; to sanction fully
The word amen is a declaration of affirmation found in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. Its use in Judaism dates back to its earliest texts. It has been generally adopted in Christian worship as a concluding word for prayers and hymns. In Islam, it is the standard ending to Dua. Common English translations of the word amen include "verily" and "truly". It can also be used colloquially to express strong agreement, as in, for instance, amen to that.
Translations for Amen
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(usually Amen ) said or sung by Jews or Christians to express a wish that the prayer should be fulfilled.
- amémPortuguese (BR)
- amen; koniecSlovak
- ขอให้เป็นเช่นนั้นเทอญ; สาธุThai
- 阿門(猶太教或基督教祈禱或聖歌的結束祝福語)Chinese (Trad.)
- دعا کے بعد قبولیت کی امید میں کہا گیا کلمہUrdu
- 阿门（犹太教或基督教祈祷或圣歌的结束祝福语）Chinese (Simp.)
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