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rama
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rama(
rrah
-
mah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. branch
Un pájaro se posó sobre una rama del olivar y empezó a cantar.A bird perched on a branch of the olive tree and began to sing.
Hay un nido en una de las ramas de ese árbol.There is a nest in one of the branches of that tree.
2. (division)
a. branch
La botánica es una rama de la biología.Botany is a branch of biology.
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rama
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. branch
la rama materna de mi familiamy mother's side of the family
en ramaraw
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
andarse por las ramasto beat about the bush
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ir de rama en ramato jump from one thing to another
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rama
1 [de árbol] branch
en rama: algodón en rama raw cotton; canela en rama cinnamon sticks
plural
; (p)
andarse o irse por las ramas to beat about the bush
poner algo en la última rama to leave sth till last
rama de olivo olive branch
rama de perejil sprig of parsley
2 [de ciencia, familia, organización] branch
Yolanda pertenece a la rama materna de su familia Yolanda is on his mother's side of the family
la rama civil del derecho la rama militar del movimiento independentista
3 (Tipografía)
en rama unbound
4 (Latinoamérica) (hachís) pot (familiar); hash (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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