аман

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آمان (aman), from Arabic امان (amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

аман (amanm

  1. pity, mercy, compassion, forgiveness

Interjection[edit]

аман (aman)

  1. by God, for goodness' sake (in amazement, frustration, or asking for mercy)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آمان (aman), from Arabic امان (amān, tranquillity, peacefulness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎmaːn/
  • Hyphenation: а‧ман

Noun[edit]

а̀ма̄н m (Latin spelling àmān)

  1. pity
  2. mercy
  3. compassion
  4. forgiveness

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

а̀ма̄н (Latin spelling àmān)

  1. for goodness' sake! (in amazement)
  2. (when asking for mercy, help or forgiveness):
    1. Be merciful!
    2. Help me!
    3. I'm sorry!
  3. by God, I swear to god! (used to add emphasis, as if swearing an oath)

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