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See also: Alkali, alkáli, and alƙali

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French alcali, ultimately from Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily, alkali, ashes of the saltwort), related to قَلَى(qalā, to roast in a pan, fry).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæl.kə.laɪ/, enPR: ălʹkəlī
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NounEdit

alkali (countable and uncountable, plural alkalis or alkalies)

  1. (chemistry) One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, soda ash, caustic soda, potash, ammonia, and lithia, whose distinguishing peculiarities are solubility in alcohol and water, uniting with oils and fats to form soap, neutralizing and forming salts with acids, turning to brown several vegetable yellows, and changing reddened litmus to blue.
  2. (Western United States) Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in soils of natural waters.

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AfrikaansEdit

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alkali (plural alkalis or alkalië)

  1. (chemistry) alkali

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

NounEdit

alkali n (singular definite alkaliet, plural indefinite alkalier)

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali n (plural alkaliën)

  1. (chemistry) alkali

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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alkali

  1. (chemistry) Synonym of emäs.

Usage notesEdit

  • In Finnish alkali refers to bases in general. In English, it usually refers to a subgroup of bases as defined in the English section of this article.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of alkali (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative alkali alkalit
genitive alkalin alkalien
alkaleiden
alkaleitten
partitive alkalia alkaleita
alkaleja
illative alkaliin alkaleihin
singular plural
nominative alkali alkalit
accusative nom. alkali alkalit
gen. alkalin
genitive alkalin alkalien
alkaleiden
alkaleitten
partitive alkalia alkaleita
alkaleja
inessive alkalissa alkaleissa
elative alkalista alkaleista
illative alkaliin alkaleihin
adessive alkalilla alkaleilla
ablative alkalilta alkaleilta
allative alkalille alkaleille
essive alkalina alkaleina
translative alkaliksi alkaleiksi
instructive alkalein
abessive alkalitta alkaleitta
comitative alkaleineen

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HausaEdit

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àlkālī m (plural àlkā̀lai, possessed form àlkālin)

  1. Alternative form of alƙali

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

NounEdit

alkali n (definite singular alkaliet, indefinite plural alkali or alkalier, definite plural alkalia or alkaliene)

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali n (definite singular alkaliet, indefinite plural alkali, definite plural alkalia)

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali c

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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Declension of alkali 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alkali alkalien alkalier alkalierna
Genitive alkalis alkaliens alkaliers alkaliernas

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