beamen

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From beamenen (archaic), from be- +‎ amen, with the final -enen simplified to just -en.

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beamen (past singular beaamde, past participle beaamd)

  1. (transitive, literally) To say, reply 'amen' after an uttering, notably in prayer or liturgy (especially in a responsory)
  2. (transitive) To assent to a statement
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beamen

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beamenen
  2. imperative of beamenen

Etymology 2[edit]

From English beam.

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beamen (past singular beamde, past participle gebeamd)

  1. (intransitive) To (transport by) beam; mainly used in science fiction context
    Scotty is een meester in het beamen naar en van de Enterprise
    Scotty is a master at beaming to and from the Enterprise
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Borrowing from English beam.

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beamen (third-person singular simple present beamt, past tense beamte, past participle gebeamt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, science fiction) to beam (transmit matter or information via a high-tech wireless mechanism)

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