ܐܡܝܢ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hebrew אָמֵן (ʾāmēn), possibly via Ancient Greek ἀμήν (amḗn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ܐܡܝܢ (transliteration needed)

  1. amen, truly, verily
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used at the beginning of a sentence to show emphasis or seriousness.
  • Used at the end of a sentence to show agreement.

Interjection[edit]

ܐܡܝܢ (transliteration needed)

  1. amen, so be it

Noun[edit]

ܐܡܝܢ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. amen
  2. consent, agreement, assent, concord
  3. unanimity
  4. desire, wish

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ܐܡܝܢ (transliteration needed)

  1. masculine absolute singular of ܐܡܝܢܐ
  2. masculine construct singular of ܐܡܝܢܐ

References[edit]

  • ")myn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 11b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 19a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 55a