ramus

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From Latin rāmus ‎(branch).

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ramus ‎(plural rami)

  1. (biology) A branching, as of nerves or blood vessels.
  2. (ornithology) The stem of a barb of a feather, from which the barbules extend.
  3. (anatomy) A bony projection, particularly of the jaw, but also in the groin area, both subject to the maturing process of symphysis.

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Latin[edit]

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Of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with rādīx.

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rāmus m ‎(genitive rāmī); second declension

  1. branch

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rāmus rāmī
genitive rāmī rāmōrum
dative rāmō rāmīs
accusative rāmum rāmōs
ablative rāmō rāmīs
vocative rāme rāmī

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References[edit]

  • ramus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ramus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • RAMUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the twigs are shooting out, spreading: rami late diffunduntur

Lithuanian[edit]

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ramùs m ‎(stress pattern: 4) [1]

  1. calm
    ramus miegas[1] - calm sleep
    ramus oras[1] - calm weather
    rami jūra[1] - a calm sea
    rami gatvė[1] - a tranquil street

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 “ramus” in Juozas Balčikonis [et al.] (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.