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See also: minéral, minerał, and Mineral

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EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English mineral, borrowed from Old French mineral, French minéral, from Medieval Latin minerale, from minera (ore).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪ.nəɹ.əl/, /ˈmɪn.ɹəl/
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NounEdit

mineral (plural minerals)

  1. (geology) Any naturally occurring inorganic material that has a (more or less) definite chemical composition and characteristic physical properties.
    • 2012 March 1, Lee A. Groat, “Gemstones”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, page 128:
      Although there are dozens of different types of gems, among the best known and most important are diamond, ruby and sapphire, emerald and other gem forms of the mineral beryl, chrysoberyl, tanzanite, tsavorite, topaz and jade.
  2. Any inorganic material (as distinguished from animal or vegetable).
  3. (nutrition) Any inorganic element that is essential to nutrition; a dietary mineral.
  4. (Britain) Mineral water.
  5. (Ireland, South Africa, informal) A soft drink, particularly a single serve bottle or can.
  6. (obsolete) A mine or mineral deposit.

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AdjectiveEdit

mineral

  1. of, related to, or containing minerals

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CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mineral (masculine and feminine plural minerals)

  1. mineral

NounEdit

mineral m (plural minerals)

  1. mineral

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

mineral

  1. mineral.

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mineral

  1. mineral.
Mineral suv = mineral water.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][2], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

DanishEdit

NounEdit

mineral n (definite singular mineralet, indefinite plural mineraler, definite plural mineralerne)

  1. a mineral

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

mineral m (plural minerais)

  1. mineral

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

NounEdit

mineral n (definite singular mineralet, indefinite plural mineral or mineraler, definite plural minerala or mineralene)

  1. a mineral

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

NounEdit

mineral n (definite singular mineralet, indefinite plural mineral, definite plural minerala)

  1. a mineral

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

mineral m (plural minerais)

  1. (geology) mineral (naturally occurring inorganic material with characteristic physical properties)
  2. (nutrition) mineral (inorganic element essential to nutrition)

AdjectiveEdit

mineral m, f (plural minerais, comparable)

  1. mineral (relating to or made of minerals)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /miněraːl/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧ne‧ral

NounEdit

minèrāl m (Cyrillic spelling минѐра̄л)

  1. mineral

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mineral (plural minerales)

  1. mineral

NounEdit

mineral m (plural minerales)

  1. mineral

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

mineral n

  1. mineral

DeclensionEdit

Declension of mineral 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mineral mineralet mineraler mineralerna
Genitive minerals mineralets mineralers mineralernas