An example of the word Amen is the response that people give at the end of a homily in mass.
The whole congregation amened in unison.
Origin of amen
- Middle English from Old English from Late Latin āmēn from Greek from Hebrew ’āmēn certainly, verily from ’āman to be firm ℵmn in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ecclesiastical Latin āmēn, from Ancient Greek ἀμήν (amēn), from Classical Hebrew אמן (amén, “certainly, truly”) (cognate with Arabic آمين (ʾāmīn), Classical Syriac ܐܡܝܢ ('āmēn))