int. (ah-MEN) Literally, “so be it.” said in unison by a in response to a to signify solemn agreement. According to the , “amen” is an acrostic of the three Hebrew words El Melekh ’eman (The is a King). It is sometimes pronounced awe-MAIN.

int. interjection

Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (5). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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