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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aurum (gold).

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NounEdit

aurum (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) gold, used in the names of various substances (see Derived terms)

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LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *auzom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂é-h₂us-o- (glow), from *h₂ews- (to dawn, become light, become red). Cognate with Lithuanian áuksas, Old Lithuanian ausas, Old Prussian ausis, Tocharian A wäs, Tocharian B yasā.[1]

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NounEdit

aurum n (genitive aurī); second declension

  1. gold (as mineral or metal)
  2. gold (colour)
  3. any object made of gold, such as a gold coin or a gold ring
  4. lustre
  5. a Golden Age

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aurum aura
genitive aurī aurōrum
dative aurō aurīs
accusative aurum aura
ablative aurō aurīs
vocative aurum aura

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Further readingEdit

  • aurum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aurum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aurum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aurum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • aurum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aurum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

ReferencesEdit

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 63

MalayEdit

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: perak cergas (Hg)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English aurum, from Latin aurum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aurum (Jawi spelling اءوروم)

  1. gold (element)

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