bracchium

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈbrak.kʰi.um/, [ˈbɾäkːʰiʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈbrak.ki.um/, [ˈbrɑkːium]
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Noun[edit]

bracchium n (genitive bracchiī or bracchī); second declension

  1. forearm
  2. arm (shoulder to fingers)
  3. limb of an animal (e.g. claw, tentacle)
  4. branch (of a tree)
  5. arm or branch of the sea
  6. (military) earthwork
  7. (military) arm of a catapult

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bracchium bracchia
Genitive bracchiī
bracchī1
bracchiōrum
Dative bracchiō bracchiīs
Accusative bracchium bracchia
Ablative bracchiō bracchiīs
Vocative bracchium bracchia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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References[edit]

  • bracchium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • bracchium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • bracchium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette