Raum

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁaʊ̯m/
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  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯m
  • Hyphenation: Raum

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German rūm, from Old High German rūm, from Proto-Germanic *rūmą, from Proto-Indo-European *rowǝ-.

Noun[edit]

Raum m (genitive Raums or Raumes, plural Räume)

  1. (physics) space
  2. capacity, volume, room
    Synonyms: Rauminhalt, Fassungsvermögen
  3. chamber, room
    Synonyms: Gemach, Gelass, Zimmer
  4. place, area, field, room, space
    1. room, hold (of a vessel or vehicle)
      Synonym: Hubraum
  5. (figuratively) scope, opportunity, field
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German roum, from Old High German roum, from Proto-Germanic *raumaz.

Noun[edit]

Raum m (genitive Raums or Raumes, no plural) (archaic and dialectal only)

  1. alternative form of Rahm (ream)
    • 1680, Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien, Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum[1], Vienna, column 3828:
      قیمقلنمق kajmaklanmak. Cremore obduci. Raum bekommen / zu Milchraum werden. Far il fiore. Se prendre, se couvrir de cresme. Smietánę wydáć.
      قیمقلو kajmaklü. Cremore tectus. Mit Raum überzogen. Latte col fiore. De cresme, avec la cresme. Z śmietáną / śmietánę májący.
      Forming ream.
      Covered with ream.
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Further reading[edit]

  • Raum” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Raum in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German rūm, from Proto-Germanic *rūmą. Cognate with German Raum, Dutch ruim, English room.

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Noun[edit]

Raum m (plural Raim)

  1. room

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Volga German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German rūm, from Old High German rūm, from Proto-Germanic *rūmą, from Proto-Indo-European *rowǝ-.

Noun[edit]

Raum m (plural Räum)

  1. room

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German roum, from Old High German roum, from Proto-Germanic *raumaz.

Noun[edit]

Raum m

  1. ream