membrum

membrum

 [mem´brum] (L.)
1. member.
2. limb.

mem·brum

, pl.

mem·bra

(mem'brŭm, mem'bră),
A limb; a member.
[L. member]

mem·brum

, pl. membra (mem'brŭm, bră)
A limb; a member.
[L. member]
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3 in Migne, Patrologia Latina 40:432: "non hac professione id agitur, ut aliquid plus sit catholica vidua quam membrum Christi; sed ut meliorem quam coniugata locum habeat inter membra Christi." English translation in Schaff, NPNF 1/03, 442.
Con metaforas inconspicuas y discretas alusiones, usando a la mitologia griega y abrahamica como atenuantes y, desde luego, vistiendo al impudico sanscrito con ropajes latinos: el lingam se pone una toga de membrum virile mientras que la vulvayoni se nubla como pudendum muliebre.
From the Latin re-"again" + membrum: 'limb, member of the body, part." In English, "sense of person belonging to a group."
(33) Nervus (17) and fascinum (18) are both terms for the membrum virile (Adams 1990, 38, 63-4), while rigere and its antithesis languere (17-8) describe its activity and inactivity (Adams 1990, 46).
Ut si in eodem corpore ubi sunt diversa membra ordinata ad diversa officia et diversos motus, est dare aliquod unum membrum ut cor, ex cuius motu sumit originem omnis motus animalis factu in toto corpore.
(40) <<Non christianus non potest ullo modo ese papa (...) et ratio est, quia non potest esse caput id quod non est membrum; et non est membrum Ecclesiae is qui non est christianus: at haereticus manifestus non est christianus (...); haereticus igitur manifestus papa esse non potest>>: R.
Si autem, in illa hora, possibile esset ei imaginari (jatajajjala) manum aut aliud membrum, non tamen imaginaretur illud esse partem sui nec necessarium suae essentiae (dhatihi).
Por este termino (hablando con perdon de su merced y de sus barbas honradas) dixeronse palabras cacurras, de caco, que en lengua toscana vale genitale membrum virile, y desta palabra se llamaron todas las demas descompuestas cacurras; o se dixeron cacurras, quasi cacurras, de xaxos, cachos, cosa mala.
In addition to this, it may illustrate subtype 3 because of the use, albeit veiled, of Latin membrum. Enigma 32 therefore reveals a deliberate blending of two classical subtypes of sexual riddle at work, suggesting Symphosius's knowledge of this riddle subgenre.
(7) "Nec dum mens nostra impia quando a Spiritu sancto vult duci ad perfectionis fastigia [potest] excusare se sub similitudine aliorum dicendo: suficit mihi facere quod talis facit vel quod faciunt ceteri in communi; quia in situ corporis proprium locum habet quodlibet membrum et speciale officium, ad quod influit spiritus vivificationis nature.
I was told I was fortunate the infection had left my membrum virile intact, not that I had much use for the thing anymore.
At any rate, the need for sophisticated and less sophisticated metaphors for the membrum virile in literature must have been vast, and a glance at Henderson's compilation shows that all literary genres of all times have been very productive in giving new meaning to oblong instruments.