See also: amos, Amós, Āmos, -amos, and Ámós

English

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Etymology

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From Biblical Hebrew עמוס (Amos, to carry; a burden).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.məs/
  • Audio (US):(file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪməs

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Amos

  Book of Amos on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  Amos on Wikisource.Wikisource
Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. A male given name from Hebrew.
  2. A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  3. A prophet, author of the book of Amos.
  4. A surname.
  5. A town in Quebec

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Faroese

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Proper noun

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Amos m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes

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Patronymics

  • son of Amos: Amosson or Amosson
  • daughter of Amos: Amosardóttir or Amosdóttir

Declension

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Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Amos
Accusative Amos
Dative Amosi
Genitive Amosar, Amos

French

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Etymology

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The city is named after Alice Gouin (né Amos; 1868–1940), the wife of prime minister of Québec Lomer Gouin (1861–1929).

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Amos m

  1. (biblical) Amos
  2. A city in Abitibi, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, Canada.

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German

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Amos m (proper noun, strong, genitive Amos')

  1. Amos
  2. the book of Amos

Italian

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Etymology

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Possibly from Biblical Hebrew עמוס (Amos, to carry; a burden).

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Amos m

  1. (religion) Amos
  2. book of Amos
  3. a male given name

References

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  1. ^ Amos in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007

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Scottish Gaelic

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Amos m (genitive Amois)

  1. (biblical) Amos
  2. (biblical) Amos, the thirtieth book of the Old Testament

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Slovak

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Etymology

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Possibly from Hebrew עמוס (Amos, to carry; a burden).

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Amos

  1. (religion) Amos

Tagalog

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish Amós, from Latin Amos, from Biblical Hebrew עמוס (Amos, to carry; a burden).

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Amós (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜋᜓᜐ᜔) (religion)

  1. Amos

Welsh

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Pronunciation

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Amos

  Gospel of John on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  Amos on Wikisource.Wikisource
Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. a male given name from Hebrew עָמוֹס (to carry a burden), equivalent to English Amos
  2. (biblical) A prophet, author of the Book of Amos
  3. (biblical) The Book of Amos

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Mutation

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Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
Amos unchanged unchanged Hamos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

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Heini Gruffudd (2010) Enwau Cymraeg i Blant / Welsh Names for Children[1], Y Lolfa, →ISBN, page 15