membrum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mḗms, *mēms-ro (flesh).

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Noun[edit]

membrum n (genitive membrī); second declension

  1. limb of the body; member.
  2. (euphemistic) the penis (membrum virīle)
  3. a portion, division
  4. apartment, room in a house
  5. member of the state
  6. (Late Latin, Christianity) member of the Body of Christ, member of the church
  7. (grammar) clause of a sentence

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative membrum membra
genitive membrī membrōrum
dative membrō membrīs
accusative membrum membra
ablative membrō membrīs
vocative membrum membra

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