See also: amen, αμήν, and ἀμήν

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *sm̥mo-, from *sem-, + suffix -էն (-ēn).[1][2]

AdjectiveEdit

ամէն (amēn)

  1. all, every
    • 5th century, Koriwn, Varkʿ Maštocʿi [The Life of Maštocʿ] chapter 26:
      [] զամէն մնացեալսն յանձն առնէր շնրհացն Աստուծոյ []
      [] zamēn mnacʿealsn yanjn aṙnēr šnrhacʿn Astucoy []

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

ամէն (amēn)

  1. everything, everyone
    • 5th century, Pʿawstos Buzand, Hayoc Patmutʿiwnʿ [History of the Armenians] :
      [] ասացին զամէնն []
      [] asacʿin zamēnn []

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ամեն (amen), ամենա- (amena-)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “ամէն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 153–155
  2. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37

Further readingEdit

  • Awgerean, Mkrtičʿ (1865), “ամէն”, in Aṙjeṙn baṙaran haykaznean lezui [Pocket Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), corrected and expanded by Grigor Čēlalean, 2nd edition, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 29a
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “ամէն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 69b
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “ամէն”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 43c
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամէն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 16
  • Xačʿatryan, Lalik (2003), “ամէն”, in Grabari bacʿatrakan baṙaran (Jewabanoren tararžekʿ baṙer) [Explanatory Dictionary of Old Armenian (Morphologically Polysemantic Words)] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Zangak-97, →ISBN, page 22