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aurum

See also: Aurum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aurum (gold).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aurum (plural aurums)

  1. (chemistry) gold, used in the names of various substances (see Derived terms)

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *auzom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂é-h₂us-o- (glow). Cognate with Lithuanian áuksas, Old Lithuanian ausas, Old Prussian ausis, Tocharian A wäs, Tocharian B yasā.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aurum n (genitive aurī); second declension

  1. gold (as mineral or metal)
  2. gold (colour)
  3. any object made of gold, such as a gold coin or a gold ring
  4. lustre
  5. A Golden Age

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aurum aura
genitive aurī aurōrum
dative aurō aurīs
accusative aurum aura
ablative aurō aurīs
vocative aurum aura

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ReferencesEdit

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 63
  1. ^ p. 115

MalayEdit

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: perak cergas (Hg)

EtymologyEdit

From English aurum, from Latin aurum.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aurum (Jawi spelling اءوروم)

  1. gold (element)

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