niķelis

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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).

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

niķelis m (2nd declension)

  1. nickel (metallic chemical element, with atomic number 28)
    niķeļa rūdanickel ore
    niķeļa oksīdsnickel oxide

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