beamenen

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From amenen, from amen.

VerbEdit

beamenen (past singular beamende, past participle beamend)

  1. (transitive, literally) To say, reply 'amen' after an uttering, notably in prayer or liturgy (especially in a responsory)
    Het missaal geeft aan wat de kerkgangers moeten beamenen
    The missal indicates what the churchgoers must say amen to
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To assent to a statement

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Derived termsEdit

  • beamener
  • beamening
Last modified on 21 October 2013, at 19:57