From Middle High German ram, rame f (“column, frame”), from Old High German rama f (“support”), from Proto-Germanic *ramō (“prop, frame”), probably from Proto-Indo-European *rem(w)- (“to rest, prop up; a support, base”). Cognate with Middle Low German rāme m, Middle Dutch rāme m, Dutch raam n. Related to German Rand m (“edge”) and German Ranft m (“crust of bread”) (see also German Kanten), Old High German ramft, Middle High German ranft, ramft (“edge, edging”), Gothic [script needed] (rimis, “silence”), Sanskrit [script needed] (rámatē, “relieved”), [script needed] (rambhá-, “support”).
Rahmen m (genitive Rahmens, plural Rahmen)
- Rahmen in Duden online
- plural form of