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See also: αμήν

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Biblical Hebrew אָמֵן (āmḗn, so be it”, “surely).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /aː.mɛ̌ːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈmen/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈmin/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈmin/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈmin/
  • AdverbEdit

    ᾱ̓μήν (āmḗn)

    1. truly, certainly
    2. so be it

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit