And please take note of the difference between “blessed” and “bles-sed.” “Blessed” is the past tense of the verb “bless,” but “blessed” is the adjective. The word “bless” definitely has religious roots and meanings. But we use the word in other expressions as well.
Which is correct Be bless or be blessed?
For modern usage, use blessed (pronounced like blest). The word blest is not incorrect, its just an archaic form. From grammarist.com: Blessed is the past tense and past participle of bless.
What is the meaning of blessed you?
1 —used in speech to express thanks or good wishes Ill be happy to help in any way I can. Oh, bless you! Thats very kind of you. 2 —said to someone who has just sneezed.
Is it correct to say be bless?
This is not correct. Dont use this phrase. In order to use a form of the word bless as an adjective, you have to add ed to the end.
How do you say blessed in English?
3 Answers. As a verb, blessed is pronounced blest. As a part of an adverb (blessedly) it is pronounced bles-id. As an adjective, it is pronounced bles-id though Americans may pronounce it blest. Good point about different parts of speech.
What is the difference between God bless and God blessed?
@santhony God bless is a common reply to someone sneezing. God blessed is just a different tense and not commonly used.
Is Stay blessed correct?
Answer: “Stay blessed” or “remain blessed” (sometimes incorrectly written as “stay bless” or “remain bless”) are not exactly uniquely Nigerian English expressions, but Nigerians use them way more frequently than native English speakers do.
What is the best reply of God bless you?
“God bless you” is often used as a response to sneezing. In this case you would reply, “Thank you.” If someone says “God bless you” as a greeting, you can say many things, such as “thank you,” “and you,” or even just smile.
Can we say be blessed?
When blessed is used as a verb, it is pronounced with one syllable (blest). Example: Before we ate, our uncle Tony blessed [blest] the meal. Rule 2. When the word blessed is used as part of an adverb (blessedly) or a noun (blessedness), it is pronounced with two syllables (bles-id).