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EtymologyEdit

From scheiden +‎ -kunde. Purism introduced by Simon Stevin in the 16th century to replace the Dutch word chemie (chemistry) which was a borrowing from Latin chimia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsxɛi̯.kʏn.də/
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NounEdit

scheikunde f (uncountable)

  1. chemistry

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