ramal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ramus +‎ -al

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Adjective[edit]

ramal ‎(not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, dated) Of or pertaining to a ramus, or branching
    • 1890, R.W. Shufeldt, “Osteophysiology of Arctic and Subarctic Water-Birds”, in Journal of Anatomy and Physiology, volume 24, page 98:
      Between the ramal walls above this the bone is longitudinally scooped out to the upper termination of the symphysis.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ramal m ‎(plural ramals)

  1. (rail transport) branch

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ramal

  1. divination
  2. Specifically, the sand used in fortunetelling

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic رَمْل ‎(raml), from Proto-Semitic *raml-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ramal ‎(Jawi spelling رامل)

  1. sand (finely ground rock)

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ramal m (plural ramais)

  1. (Brazil) Each telephone number of a private network.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ramal m ‎(plural ramales)

  1. exit (of a highway or road)
  2. branch (of an organization)
  3. (rail transport) branch line
  4. halter (of horse)

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