hydrargyrum

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin hydrargyrum (mercury), via French hydrargyre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /haɪˈdɹɑːd͡ʒɪɹəm/

NounEdit

hydrargyrum (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, medicine) Mercury (chemical element)
    Synonyms: (alchemy) azoth, (standard term) mercury, (dated or evocative) quicksilver

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A regularly inflected form of hydrargyrus.

NounEdit

hydrargyrum

  1. accusative singular of hydrargyrus

Etymology 2Edit

An alteration of the Classical Latin hydrargyrus (quicksilver (artificially prepared)), by analogy with the names of other metals, such as aurum (gold) and argentum (silver).

NounEdit

hydrargyrum n (genitive hydrargyrī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) mercury
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hydrargyrum hydrargyra
Genitive hydrargyrī hydrargyrōrum
Dative hydrargyrō hydrargyrīs
Accusative hydrargyrum hydrargyra
Ablative hydrargyrō hydrargyrīs
Vocative hydrargyrum hydrargyra
DescendantsEdit
  • Translingual: Hg
  • English: hydrargyrum
  • French: hydrargyre
  • Russian: гидра́ргирум (gidrárgirum)

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