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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rūma-, from Proto-Germanic *rūmaz (roomy; wide; spacious; expansive), akin to Old English rūm (roomy; spacious).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

rūm-

  1. wide, spacious; far-reaching
    rūmwelle "spacious"
    rūmgāl "joy of freedom, release"
  2. liberal, extensive, ample, abundant, bountiful
    rūmġifol "bountiful, liberal"
    rūmmōdnes "liberality, big-heartedness"
  3. great, noble; august
    rūmheort "generous"