водоник

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Chemical element
H
Next: хелијум (He)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vòda +‎ -nik, based on во̀дӣк, coined by Bogoslav Šulek in the 19th century from the root of во̀да (modeled after the Czech vodík).

Vladimir Njegovan suggested the term is irregularly formed, arguing the root used should have formed *vodenik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /v̞o̞d̪o̞nik/
  • Hyphenation: во‧до‧ник

Noun[edit]

водоник m (Latin spelling vodonik)

  1. (Montenegro, Serbia) hydrogen

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Marija Kaštelan-Macan (2008), Rasprave o kemijskom nazivlju, Arhiv za kemiju: Zagreb, page 134