rúm
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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rúm
adj. I. local, roomy, spacious, ample, extensive Se weg is swíðe rúm (cf. Goth. rúms wigs) ðe tó forspillednesse gelǽt spatiosa via quae ducit ad perditionem, Mt. Kmbl. 7, 13. Ðeós sǽ micel and rúm (spatiosum ), Ps. Spl. 103, 26. Behealde hé hú wídgille ðæs heofones hwealfa biþ, and hú neara ðære eorþan stede is, ðeáh heó ús rúm þince, Bt. 19; Fox 68, 23. Rúma rodor the spacious firmament on high, Met. 28, 16. Ðære sunnan ryne is swíðe rúm, and ðæs mónan ryne is swíðe nearo, Lchdm. iii. 248, 7. Rúme ríce a realm far-reaching, Cd. Th. 254, 13; Dan. 611. Rúmes spatiosae, ampli, Hpt. G1. 434, 45 : 493, 29. Ðú gesettes in stówe rúmre (loco spacioso; in roume stede, E. E. Psalt.) foet míne, Ps. Surt. 30, 9. On sumne sméðne feld and rúmne (amplam ), Bd. 5, 6; S. 618, 40. Ðis rúme land the earth, Cd. Th. 7, 31; Gen. 114. Ða rúman patula, Wrt. Voc. ii. 94, 61. Hié úte wilniaþ ðara rúmena wega ðisse worulde causarum secularium foras lata itinera expetunt, Past. 18, 4; Swt. 135, 6. Sóhton rúmre land, Cd. Th. 99, 25; Gen. 1651. Geseah ic ðone rúmestan (latissimus) feld, Bd, 5, 12; S. 629, 19. I a. roomy, open, unencumbered. v. rúmian :-- Ne fersc ne mersc, ne rúh ne rúm neither uncleared nor cleared (?) land, Lchdm. iii. 286, 24. Þurh ða rúman per patentes, Wrt. Voc. ii. 69, 7. II. temporal, long, extended Bútan him se cyng rúmran fyrstes geunnan wolde, L. Eth. vii. 4; Th. i. 330, 12. III. of mental qualities, ample, great, liberal Ic mæg þurh rúmne sefan rǽd gelǽran, Beo. Th. 561; B. 278. Rúmran geþeaht, Elen. Kmbl, 2480; El. 1241. IV. unrestricted, clear, free from conditions Ðæt hé hit hæbbe swá rúm tó bóclonde swá hé ǽr hæfde tó lǽnlonde, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 258, 29. Ðé weorð on ðínum breóstum rúm your mind will be freed from the trammels hitherto restricting it, Cd. Th. 33, 13; Gen. 519. V. not restrained within due limits, lax Rúme regulas, Exon. Th. 131, 23; Gú. 460. VI. ample, far-reaching Ðíne dómas synd rihte and rúme, Hy. 7, 15. VII. liberal. v. rúm-gifa, -gifol, -mód Wel biþ ðam eorle ðe him oninnan hæfþ rúme heortan (liberal in giving alms ), Exon. Th. 467, 16. v. rúm-heort. VIII. great, noble, august Ðære rúman a[u]guste, Wrt. Voc, ii. 5, 22. Rúmum augusto, regali, Hpt. G1. 487, 29. Þurh ðæt rúme per augustam, Wrt. Voc. ii. 65, 59. Ðæs æþelan oððe rúme fausta, 33. 76. [He wollde ȝifenn uss heoffness rume riche, Orm. 3689. Mi nest is holȝ and rum, O. and N. 643. He made ys wey roume ynou, R. Glouc. 303, 28. Make this place rom, Chauc. Reeves T. 206. Goth. rúms spatiosus : O. Frs. rúm spacious, open : O. H. Ger. rúmi spatiosus, amplus : Icel. rúmr.] v. ge-rúme.
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