rùm

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English room.

Noun[edit]

rùm m ‎(genitive singular rùim, plural rùman or rùmaichean or rùmannan)

  1. room, space, place
    déan rùm‎ ― make room
  2. room, chamber
    rùm beòil‎ ― a front room
  3. floor

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)