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From a Proto-Indo-European root *h₁reh₁- shared by Ancient Greek ἐρετμός (eretmós, oar), ἐρέτης (erétēs, rower) and possibly English oar.



rēmus m (genitive rēmī); second declension

  1. oar


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rēmus rēmī
genitive rēmī rēmōrum
dative rēmō rēmīs
accusative rēmum rēmōs
ablative rēmō rēmīs
vocative rēme rēmī

Related terms[edit]



  • remus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • remus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • remus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to row: navem remis agere or propellere
    • to row hard: remis contendere
    • to row hard: navem remis concitare, incitare
    • to stop rowing; to easy: sustinere, inhibere remos (De Or. 1. 33)
  • remus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • remus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • remus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin