(chiefly definite) space (the universe except Earth and its atmosphere)
From Old Norserúmr, from Proto-Germanic*rūmaz(“roomy, spacious, open”), cognate with Englishroom(archaic), Germanraum(archaic), Dutchruim, Chong𐍂𐌿𐌼𐍃. Related to the noun.
rum (neuterrumt, plural and definite singular attributiverumme)
(archaic) wide, spacious
in the modern language only in the expressions i rum sø(“in open sea”) and rum tid(“long time”)
See the etymology of the main entry.
imperative of rumme
Borrowed from Englishrum.
Borrowed from Englishroom.
Fiji Hindi Dictionary
From dialectal German(e)rum, reduced form of herum and in some dialects darum.
(colloquial)Alternative form of herum(“around”)
While most or all instances of standard herum can be replaced with rum in the vernacular, compounds that are inherently colloquial will typically sound odd when herum is used in them. These will appear in writing with rum or not at all.
Romanization of 𐍂𐌿𐌼
IPA(key): [ ˈrum]
rum(a distilled spirit)
rum in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.