litijs

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Latvian[edit]

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 Litijs on Latvian Wikipedia

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin lithium, from lithia (in reference to Ancient Greek λίθος (líthos, stone)) + -ium, a name created in 1818 by Swedish chemist Jöns Jacob Berzelius (in Latvian: Jenss Jākobs Bercēliuss) to stress this metal's mineral origin, unlike other previously known alkalis of vegetable origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Chemical element
Li Previous: hēlijs (He)
Next: berilijs (Be)

litijs m (1st declension)

  1. lithium (chemical element, atomic number 3)
    litija savienojumilithium compounds
    litija tvaikilithium vapors

Declension[edit]