See also: Ramus and rámus

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Borrowed from Latin rāmus (branch).

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ramus (plural rami)

  1. A small spray or twig.
  2. (biology) A branching, as of nerves or blood vessels.
  3. (ornithology) The stem of a barb of a feather, from which the barbules extend.
  4. (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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Probably from Proto-Italic *wrādmos, from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂dmos, from *wréh₂ds (root). Cognate with rādīx.[1]

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rāmus m (genitive rāmī); second declension

  1. branch, bough, limb

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Second-declension noun.

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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  • ramus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and 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 with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the twigs are shooting out, spreading: rami late diffunduntur
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 513

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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 Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.