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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Semitic. Compare Hebrew נֶתֶר (néter, washing soda), Arabic نطرون (naṭrūn, natron). All ultimately from Egyptian nṯrj:

 

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ní.tron/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈni.tron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈni.tron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈni.tron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈni.tron/
  • NounEdit

    νῐ́τρον (nítronn (genitive νῐ́τρου); second declension

    1. sodium carbonate

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