酸素

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Japanese[edit]

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さん
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Etymology[edit]

(san, acid) + (so, chemical element); from Dutch zuurstof (oxygen), zuur (acid) + stof (substance)

Considered to be used first in Udagawa Yōan's (宇田川榕菴, 1798 – 1846) book Introduction to Chemistry (舎密開宗, Seimi Kaisō), a compilation of various scientific books in Dutch.

Noun[edit]

酸素 (hiragana さんそ, romaji sanso)

  1. oxygen, O
  2. oxygen gas

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