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 dzīvsudrabs on Latvian Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From dzīvs (alive) +‎ sudrabs (silver), apparently a calque of German Quecksilber.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

Chemical element
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dzīvsudrabs m (1st declension)

  1. mercury (liquid metallic chemical element, with atomic number 80.)
    dzīvsudraba raktuvesmercury mines
    dzīvsudraba termometrs, barometrsmercury thermometer, barometer
    dzīvsudraba spuldzemercury lamp
    kustīgs kā dzīvsudrabsmoving, alive like mercury

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