Remus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Remus

Proper noun[edit]

Remus

  1. (Roman mythology) The legendary founder of Rome and the twin brother of Romulus.
  2. A male given name, rare in English.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Remus's name may have originally meant "twin," from Old Latin *Yemos, *Yemonos (twin), from Proto-Italic *jemnos (paired), from Proto-Indo-European *yemH-no- (connected, paired), from *yemH-. Cognate with Old Norse Ýmir, Sanskrit यम (yama, twin-born). The initial 'R' was probably introduced to make the name sound more like Romulus.[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Remus m (genitive Remī); second declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The legendary founder of Rome and the twin brother of Romulus
  2. a Latin cognomen

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Remus
genitive Remī
dative Remō
accusative Remum
ablative Remō
vocative Reme

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 130