חמצן

HebrewEdit

Chemical element
O
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EtymologyEdit

Root
ח־מ־ץ(ḥ-m-ṣ)

From ח־מ־ץ(kh-m-ts, forming words relating to souring) +‎ ־ן(-n), ultimately calque of French oxygène, a modern coinage from Ancient Greek ὀξύς (oxús, sharp) +‎ γένος (génos, birth).

NounEdit

חַמְצָן (khamtsánm

  1. oxygen

Derived termsEdit