Latin āmanuēnsisfrom the phrase(servus) ā manū(slave) at handwritingā, abbyab–1manūablative ofmanushandman-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latināmanuēnsis (“secretary”), from ab, "from, off (of)" + manus, "hand" + -ensis, "of or from (a place)".
Amanuensis Sentence Examples
24 form a letter or part of a letter written not by Paul but by his amanuensis, Tertius, to his friends at Rome, c. A.D.
He was educated privately, partly on account of the delicacy of his health, and partly that he might act as amanuensis to his father, who had lost his sight.
Verses 15-17 are the indirect abstract of the speech's argument, but in verses 18-21 the apostle, carried away by the thought and barrier of the moment as he dictates to his amanuensis, forgets the original situation.
On his arrival at Moor Park, Swift was, in his own words, a raw, inexperienced youth, and his duties were merely those of accountkeeper and amanuensis: his ability gradually won him the confidence of his employer, and he was entrusted with some important missions.
Its communication by Castelli to Galileo in 1641, with a proposal that Torricelli should reside with him, led to Torricelli repairing to Florence, where he met Galileo, and acted as his amanuensis during the three remaining months of his life.