See also: Helium and hélium

EnglishEdit

 
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Chemical element
He
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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin helium, from Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun) (because its presence was first theorised in the Sun's atmosphere) with the suffix +‎ -ium.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: hē'lēəm, IPA(key): /ˈhiːli.əm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: he‧li‧um

NounEdit

helium (countable and uncountable, plural heliums)

  1. (uncountable) The second lightest chemical element (symbol He) with an atomic number of 2 and atomic weight of 4.002602, a colorless, odorless and inert noble gas.
    • 1997, Ian McEwan, Enduring Love, Vintage (1998), page 3:
      It was an enormous balloon filled with helium, that elemental gas forged from hydrogen in the nuclear furnace of the stars.
  2. (countable) A form or sample of the element.

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AfrikaansEdit

Chemical element
He
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NounEdit

helium (uncountable)

  1. helium

CzechEdit

NounEdit

helium n

  1. helium

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NounEdit

helium n (definite singular heliummet or heliumet)

  1. (uncountable) helium (chemical symbol He)

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Chemical element
He
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English helium. Derived from Ancient Greek ἥλῐος (hḗlios).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.li.ʏm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: he‧li‧um

NounEdit

helium n (uncountable)

  1. helium

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FinnishEdit

 
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NounEdit

element
He Previous: vety
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helium

  1. helium

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of helium (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative helium heliumit
genitive heliumin heliumien
partitive heliumia heliumeja
illative heliumiin heliumeihin
singular plural
nominative helium heliumit
accusative nom. helium heliumit
gen. heliumin
genitive heliumin heliumien
partitive heliumia heliumeja
inessive heliumissa heliumeissa
elative heliumista heliumeista
illative heliumiin heliumeihin
adessive heliumilla heliumeilla
ablative heliumilta heliumeilta
allative heliumille heliumeille
essive heliumina heliumeina
translative heliumiksi heliumeiksi
instructive heliumein
abessive heliumitta heliumeitta
comitative heliumeineen
Possessive forms of helium (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person heliumini heliumimme
2nd person heliumisi heliuminne
3rd person heliuminsa

InterlingueEdit

Chemical element
He
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NounEdit

helium

  1. helium

LatinEdit

Chemical element
He
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun) +‎ -ium (chemical element suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hēlium n (genitive hēliī); second declension

 
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  1. (New Latin, chemistry) helium

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hēlium hēlia
Genitive hēliī hēliōrum
Dative hēliō hēliīs
Accusative hēlium hēlia
Ablative hēliō hēliīs
Vocative hēlium hēlia

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: elio

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helium n

  1. (uncountable) helium
  2. A part of helium

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MalayEdit

 
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Chemical element
He
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EtymologyEdit

From English helium, from New Latin helium, from Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

helium (Jawi spelling هيليوم)

  1. helium (chemical element)

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Norwegian helium.

NounEdit

hēlium

  1. helium

InflectionEdit

Odd, no gradation
Nominative hēlium
Genitive hēliuma
Singular Plural
Nominative hēlium hēliumat
Accusative hēliuma hēliumiid
Genitive hēliuma hēliumiid
Illative hēliumii hēliumiidda
Locative hēliumis hēliumiin
Comitative hēliumiin hēliumiiguin
Essive hēliumin
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person hēliuman hēliumeamẹ hēliumeamẹt
2nd person hēliumat hēliumeattẹ hēliumeattẹt
3rd person hēliumis hēliumeaskkạ hēliumeasẹt

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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NounEdit

helium n (definite singular heliumet)

  1. (uncountable) helium (chemical symbol He)

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NounEdit

helium n (definite singular heliumet)

  1. (uncountable) helium (chemical symbol He)

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

helium n (definite singular heliumet or heliet or helium)

  1. (uncountable) helium

DeclensionEdit

Declension of helium 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative helium heliumet
Genitive heliums heliumets