See also: nikelis

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 niķelis on Latvian Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Swedish nickel, an abbreviation of German Kupfernickel(a mineral containing copper and nickel), from Kupfer(copper) + Nikolaus(the devil), due to the deceptive silver colour of the relatively valueless ore. Compare kobalts as related to Kobold(goblin).

NounEdit

Chemical element
Ni Previous: kobalts (Co)
Next: varš (Cu)

niķelis m (2nd declension)

  1. nickel (metallic chemical element, with atomic number 28)
    niķeļa rūda‎ ― nickel ore
    niķeļa oksīds‎ ― nickel oxide

DeclensionEdit