ChineseEdit

charcoal plain; element
trad. (炭素)
simp. #(炭素)

EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese (たん)() (tanso).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

炭素

  1. (Taiwanese Hokkien) carbon

SynonymsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

Chemical element
C
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Kanji in this term
たん
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EtymologyEdit

Compound of (tan, coal) +‎ (so, element), calque of Dutch koolstof (literally coal stuff), from German Kohlenstoff. Compare also Luxembourgish Kuelestoff, Danish kulstof. Coined by Japanese scientist Udagawa Yōan in 1834 in his book 遠西医方名物考補遺 (“炭素”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(たん)() (tanso

  1. carbon (chemical element)
    Synonym: カーボン (kābon)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Korean: 탄소 (tanso)
  • Min Nan: 炭素 (thòaⁿ-sò͘)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

炭素 (tanso) (hangeul 탄소)

  1. Hanja form? of 탄소 (carbon).