آمن

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See also: امنand أمن

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ء م ن(ʾ-m-n). Cognate to Hebrew הֶאֱמִין(he'emín) and Aramaic הֵימֵן(hēmēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔaː.ma.na/
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Verb[edit]

آمَنَ (ʾāmana) IV, non-past يُؤْمِنُ‎‎ (yuʾminu)

  1. to believe (in) [+ بِـ(object)]
    Synonym: صَدَّقَ(ṣaddaqa)
    Antonyms: كَفَرَ(kafara), كَذَّبَ(kaḏḏaba)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 28:3:
      نَتْلُوا عَلَيْكَ مِن نَّبَإِ مُوسَى وَفِرْعَوْنَ بِٱلْحَقِّ لِقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ‎‎
      natlū ʿalayka min nnabaʾi mūsā wa-firʿawna bi-l-ḥaqqi li-qawmin yuʾminūna
      We recite to you from the news of Moses and Pharaoh in truth for a people who believe
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:256:
      لَا إِكْرَاهَ فِي ٱلدِّينِ قَدْ تَبَيَّنَ ٱلرُّشْدُ مِنَ ٱلْغَيِّ فَمَنْ يَكْفُرْ بِٱلطَّاغُوتِ وَيُؤْمِنْ بِٱللَّهِ فَقَدِ ٱسْتَمْسَكَ بِٱلْعُرْوَةِ ٱلْوُثْقَى لَا ٱنْفِصَامَ لَهَا وَٱللَّهُ سَمِيعٌ عَلِيمٌ
      lā ʾikrāha fī d-dīni qad tabayyana r-rušdu mina l-ḡayyi fa-man yakfur bi-ṭ-ṭāḡūti wa-yuʾmin bi-llahi fa-qadi stamsaka bi-l-ʿurwati l-wuṯqā lā nfiṣāma lahā wa-llahu samīʿun ʿalīmun
      There shall be no compulsion in the religion. The right course has become clear from the wrong. So whoever disbelieves in Taghut and believes in Allah has grasped the most trustworthy handhold with no break in it. And Allah is Hearing and Knowing.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of the verbs أَمِنَ(ʾamina, to be safe), أَمُنَ(ʾamuna, to be trustworthy), from the root ء م ن(ʾ-m-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

آمِن (ʾāmin) (feminine آمِنَة(ʾāmina), elative آمَن (ʾāman))

  1. safe, secure
  2. trustworthy
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

آمَنُ (ʾāmanu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of أَمِنَ(ʾamina)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

آمَنَ (ʾāmana) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of أَمِنَ(ʾamina)

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

آمَنْ (ʾāman) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of أَمِنَ(ʾamina)

Pronunciation 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

آمُنُ (ʾāmunu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of أَمُنَ(ʾamuna)

Pronunciation 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

آمُنَ (ʾāmuna) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of أَمُنَ(ʾamuna)

Pronunciation 6[edit]

Verb[edit]

آمُنْ (ʾāmun) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of أَمُنَ(ʾamuna)

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic آمَنَ(ʾāmana). The contracted fourth stem was reinterpreted as a regular third stem.

Verb[edit]

آمن (ʾāman) (nonpast يآمن(yʾāmin))

  1. to believe, to have faith (optionally with بِـ(b-, in))