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See also: Rim, rím, Rím, rim-, and Řím

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪm

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English rim, rym, rime, from Old English rima (rim, edge, border, bank, coast), from Proto-Germanic *rimô, *rembô (edge, border), from Proto-Indo-European *rem-, *remə- (to rest, support, be based). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Rim (plank, wooden cross, trellis), Old Saxon rimi (edge; border; trim), Icelandic rimi (a strip of land).

NounEdit

rim (plural rims)

  1. An edge around something, especially when circular.
  2. (automotive, cycling) wheelrim
TranslationsEdit
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VerbEdit

rim (third-person singular simple present rims, present participle rimming, simple past and past participle rimmed) (transitive)

  1. To form a rim on.
  2. (transitive) To follow the contours, possibly creating a circuit.
    Palm trees rim the beach.
    A walking path rims the island.
  3. (transitive or intransitive, of a ball) To roll around a rim.
    The golf ball rimmed the cup.
    The basketball rimmed in and out.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English rim, rym, ryme, reme, from Old English rēoma (membrane, ligament), from Proto-Germanic *reumô (belt, thong), from Proto-Indo-European *rew- (to tear, dig, gather). Cognate with Dutch riem (a thong), German Riemen (a thong, band), Swedish rem (a thong, strap).

NounEdit

rim (plural rims)

  1. (Britain dialectal) A membrane.
  2. (Britain dialectal or obsolete) The membrane enclosing the intestines; the peritoneum, hence loosely, the intestines; the lower part of the abdomen; belly.
    • 1599, Shakespeare, “Act IV, scene IV - Pistol to a captured French soldier from whom he wants a ransom and whom he does not understand”, in King Henry V:
      Moy shall not serve; I will have forty moys; / Or I will fetch thy rim out at thy throat / In drops of crimson blood.

Etymology 3Edit

From a variation of ream.

VerbEdit

rim (third-person singular simple present rims, present participle rimming, simple past and past participle rimmed)

  1. (slang) To lick the anus of a partner as a sexual act.
    • 2008, Lexy Harper, Bedtime Erotica for Freaks (Like Me), page 216
      When she started thrusting her hips back against his finger, he turned her over and rimmed her asshole as he fingered her clit.
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DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hrím, from Proto-Germanic *hrīmą.

NounEdit

rim c (singular definite rimen, not used in plural form)

  1. hoarfrost, rime

Etymology 2Edit

From late Old Norse rím, from Middle Low German rim, from French rime (rhyme).

NounEdit

rim n (singular definite rimet, plural indefinite rim)

  1. rhyme
InflectionEdit
Further readingEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See rime.

VerbEdit

rim

  1. imperative of rime

MizoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rim

  1. smell
  2. odour

AdverbEdit

rim

  1. hard

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rím and (Old?) French rime

NounEdit

rim n (definite singular rimet, indefinite plural rim, definite plural rima or rimene)

  1. a rhyme
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hrím

NounEdit

rim m (definite singular rimen, uncountable)
rim n (definite singular rimet, uncountable)

  1. rime (frost)
Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rím and (Old?) French rime.

NounEdit

rim n (definite singular rimet, indefinite plural rim, definite plural rima)

  1. a rhyme
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hrím

NounEdit

rim n, m (definite singular rimet or rimen) (uncountable)

  1. rime (frost)
Derived termsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rīmą (number, count, series), from Proto-Indo-European *re(i)- (to reason, count). Akin to Old Frisian rīm, Old Saxon -rīm, Old High German rīm, Icelandic rím.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rīm n (nominative plural rīm)

  1. a number, counting, reckoning, numeral; calendar
    Rim miclade monna mægþe geond middan-geard — Cædmon’s Metrical Paraphrase
  2. sum; enumeration

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PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Via Old Portuguese, from Latin rēn, from Proto-Italic *hrēn, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰren- (an internal part of the body).

PronunciationEdit

 
rins

NounEdit

rim m (plural rins)

  1. kidney
  2. (in the plural) small of the back

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rím, from Proto-Germanic *rīmą.

NounEdit

rim n

  1. rhyme

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rim 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rim rimmet rim rimmen
Genitive rims rimmets rims rimmens

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

rim (plural rims)

  1. rhyme

DeclensionEdit

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WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ríːm] (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -íːm

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hrím, from Proto-Germanic *hrīmą.

NounEdit

rim n

  1. frost, hoarfrost

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse rím, from Proto-Germanic *rīmą.

NounEdit

rim n

  1. story, poem, saga
  2. rumour

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