roomth

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English roomth, rumthe, rymthe, from Old English *rȳmþ (roominess, spaciousness) (compare Old English rȳmet (room, space)), from Proto-Germanic *rūmiþō (roominess), from Proto-Germanic *rūmaz (roomy, spacious), equivalent to room (wide, spacious, roomy) +‎ -th. Cognate with Dutch ruimte (room, space).

NounEdit

roomth (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Room; sufficient space for a person or thing to occupy; place.
  2. (obsolete) Roominess; spaciousness.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 27 August 2013, at 00:02