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EtymologyEdit

ramus +‎ -al

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AdjectiveEdit

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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NounEdit

ramal m (plural ramals)

  1. (rail transport) branch

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَمْل(raml, sand).

NounEdit

ramal (plural ramal-ramal, first-person possessive ramalku, second-person possessive ramalmu, third-person possessive ramalnya)

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

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MalayEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

ramal

  1. to predict

Etymology 2Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ramal (Jawi spelling رامل‎, plural ramal-ramal, informal 1st possessive ramalku, impolite 2nd possessive ramalmu, 3rd possessive ramalnya)

  1. sand (finely ground rock)
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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

ramo +‎ -al

NounEdit

ramal m (plural ramais)

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ramo +‎ -al

NounEdit

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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