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Chemical element
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EtymologyEdit

From the older form solfo, from Latin sulphur, sulfur, from Proto-Indo-European *swelplos, from the root *swel- (to burn, smoulder).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): */ˈd͡zol.fo/, (traditional) */ˈt͡sol.fo/[1]
  • Hyphenation: zól‧fo

NounEdit

 
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zolfo m (plural zolfi)

  1. (chemistry) sulfur, sulphur
  2. brimstone

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ zolfo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)