rúm

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See also: rum, Rum, rùm, Rùm, rüm, rum-, and rum.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rúm, from Proto-Germanic *rūmą, from Proto-Indo-European *rowǝ-.

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Noun[edit]

rúm n (genitive singular rúms, plural rúm)

  1. space
    Synonyms: pláss, øki, rúmd
  2. room
    Synonyms: kamar, herbergi, skemma

Declension[edit]

Declension of rúm
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rúm rúmið rúm rúmini
accusative rúm rúmið rúm rúmini
dative rúmi rúminum rúmum rúmunum
genitive rúms rúmsins rúma rúmanna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rúm, from Proto-Germanic *rūmą, from Proto-Indo-European *rowǝ-.

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Noun[edit]

rúm n

  1. room, space (occupied by or intended for a person or thing)
    Synonyms: pláss, rými
  2. space (the three dimensions in which everything exists and moves)
  3. bed
    Synonyms: sæng, ból, bæli, rekkja

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rúm m (genitive singular rúma, nominative plural rúmanna)

  1. room
  2. (floor) space

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Further reading[edit]

  • "rúm" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • rúm” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rūmą, from Proto-Indo-European *rowǝ-. Cognate with Old English rūm (English room), Old Saxon rūm (Low German Ruum), Dutch ruim, Old High German rūm (German Raum), Gothic 𐍂𐌿𐌼𐍃 (rūms).

Noun[edit]

rúm n

  1. room
  2. space

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: rum
  • Faroese: rúm
  • Icelandic: rúm
  • Norwegian Bokmål: rom
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: rom
  • Swedish: rum