ramusculus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rāmus (branch) +‎ -culus (diminutive suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rāmusculus m (genitive rāmusculī); second declension (Late Latin)

  1. little branch
  2. twig

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rāmusculus rāmusculī
genitive rāmusculī rāmusculōrum
dative rāmusculō rāmusculīs
accusative rāmusculum rāmusculōs
ablative rāmusculō rāmusculīs
vocative rāmuscule rāmusculī

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: ramoscello (through an unattested *ramuscellus form)

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