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From Proto-Italic *rē(z)mos, from a Proto-Indo-European root *h₁reh₁- shared with Ancient Greek ἐρετμός (eretmós, oar), ἐρέτης (erétēs, rower), τριήρης (triḗrēs, trireme), and possibly English oar.



rēmus m (genitive rēmī); second declension

  1. oar


Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rēmus rēmī
Genitive rēmī rēmōrum
Dative rēmō rēmīs
Accusative rēmum rēmōs
Ablative rēmō rēmīs
Vocative rēme rēmī

Derived 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