jimca -jic- gismu

x1 is a branch/bough/limb of x2; x2 forks into branches x1; [preferred over metaphorical birka].

Also appendage. See also birka, rebla, tuple.


In notes:

birka
x1 is a/the arm [body-part] of x2; [metaphor: branch with strength].
rebla
x1 is a/the tail/appendix [body-part] of x2; [metaphor: trailing, following portion/appendage].
tuple
x1 is a/the leg [body-part] of x2; [metaphor: supporting branch].
jicycma
c1 is a twig/sprig of j2
jicymivykle
k1=jm1=ji3 is a phylum [animals]/division [plants] within/of kingdom [biology] k2=ji2.