how to pronounce amen


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the above transcription of amen is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

amen is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of amen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… definitely Amen you go let's go through …”

meanings of amen


  1. Jesus, Son of God, as the authority.
  2. A surname​.
  3. Alternative form of Amun.


  1. In many Abrahamic religious texts and creeds: truly, verily.
  2. At the end of religious prayers: so be it.


  1. A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14).
  2. An instance of saying ‘amen'.


  1. To say amen to; to ratify solemnly.
  2. To say amen.


  1. An expression of strong agreement. Often, though dated, in the phrase "Amen to that".

amen frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word amen occurs in english on average 16.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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