水素

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
すい
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on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From ‎(sui, water) + ‎(so, chemical element); from Dutch waterstof ‎(hydrogen), water ‎(water) + stof ‎(substance)

Considered to be used first in Udagawa Yōan's (宇田川榕菴, 1798 – 1846) book Introduction to Chemistry (舎密開宗, Seimi Kaisō), a compilation of various scientific books in Dutch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

水素 ‎(hiragana すいそ, romaji suiso)

  1. hydrogen, H; hydrogen gas

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

水素 ‎(suso) ‎(hangeul 수소)

  1. Hanja form? of 수소, “hydrogen”.
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