Helium

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See also: helium and hélium

German[edit]

Chemical element
He Previous: Wasserstoff (H)
Next: Lithium (Li)
Schematische Ansicht von Helium — Schematic view of helium. (1)

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin helium, from Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun). The name of the gas was a derivation from the Ancient Greek term for Sun because helium was the first element to be found in the Sun's atmosphere via spectroscopy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈheːli̯ʊm/
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Noun[edit]

Helium n (genitive Heliums, no plural)

  1. helium; the chemical element and lighest noble gas with the atomic number 2
    Helium ist das zweithäufigste Element im Universum.Helium is the second most common element in the universe.
    Heliumballonhelium balloon
    Helium ist ein farbloses Gas.Helium is a colorless gas.

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Noun[edit]

Helium m (uncountable)

  1. helium