rúme
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rúme
adv. I. local, widely, far and wide, so as to extend over a wide space Cyning rúme rícsaþ a king (the Deity) rules far and wide, Met. 24, 32. Rúme geondwlítan ymb healfa gehwone, Exon. Th. 4, 30; Cri. 60. Heó wíde hire willan sóhte and rúme fleáh, Cd. Th. 87, 29; Gen. 1456 : 86, 10; Gen. 1428. Gehýran mæg ic rúme and swá wíde geseón, 42, 14; Gen. 673 : 132, 9; Gen. 2190. Hié ne meahton leng somed blǽdes brúcan ... ac sceoldon ða rincas rúmor sécan, ellor éðelseld, 113, 31; Gen. 1895 : 115, 1; Gen. 1913. II. liberally, extensively, amply, abundantly, in a high degree Hyt rúme ða wyrmas forþ gelǽdeþ it plentifully brings out the worms, Lchdm. i. 282, 23.Drihten rúme lét willeburnan on woruld þringan, Cd. Th. 82, 35; Gen. 1372 : 75, 20; Gen. 1243. Ðú meaht his rúme rǽd geþencan for this in ample measure may'st thou devise means, 35, 27; Gen. 561. Ne willaþ rúmor unc landriht heora, 114, 27; Gen. 1910. Wes ðissum leódum árfæst gif ðé Alwalda scirian wille ðæt ðú rúmor (more liberally than now is in your power(?) ) móte on ðisse folcsceare frætwa dǽlan, 171, 15; Gen. 2828. III. without restriction or encumbrance, without the pressure of care. v. rúm-heort, II. Ðá (after Judith's prayer was answered) wearþ hyre rúme (cf. Ger. aufgeräumt of good cheer ) on móde, Judth. Thw. 22, 39; Jud. 97. IV. without obstruction, plainly, clearly Emmanuhel, ðæt is gereht rúme : Nú is God sylfa mid ús, Exon. Th. 9, 13; Cri. 134. V. without contraction, in full Ðé ic ásecgan ne mæg rúme áreccan (relate at length ), ne gerím witan heardra heteþonca, 261, 12; Jul. 314, [O. Sax. rúmur; cþve. further : O. H. Ger. rúmo procul, longe.]
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