magnesium

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English[edit]

Chemical element
Mg Previous: sodium (Na)
Next: aluminium (Al)

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin magnēsium, from Magnēsia (region in Thessaly) +‎ -ium.

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magnesium (uncountable)

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  1. A light, flammable, silvery metal, and a chemical element (symbol Mg) with an atomic number of 12.
    • 1999, Chapter 1 "Barrens" Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
      The building looked only like a wall glowing in the firelight, but sometimes a barrage of magnesium blue light made its windowframes jump out of the darkness.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Chemical element
Mg Previous: natrium (Na)
Next: aluminium (Al)

Noun[edit]

magnesium (uncountable)

  1. magnesium

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mag'ne.sium/, [maʊ̯'neˀɕɔm]

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magnesium n (singular definite magnesiummet, not used in plural form)

  1. (chemistry) magnesium

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
Mg Previous: natrium (Na)
Next: aluminium (Al)

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magnesium n (uncountable)

  1. magnesium

Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

magnesium

  1. magnesium

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Magnēsia, a region in Thessaly.

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magnēsium

  1. nominative neuter singular of magnēsius
  2. accusative masculine singular of magnēsius
  3. accusative neuter singular of magnēsius
  4. vocative neuter singular of magnēsius

Noun[edit]

magnēsium n (genitive magnēsiī); second declension

  1. magnesium (chemical element 12)
    • 1782, D. Laurentius & Gulielmo Huntero, "Nova experimenta Chemica quae ad penitiorem Acidi e Pinguedine eruti cognitionem valere videntur", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Part I, page 28
      Magnesium nitratum nullum converſionem expertum eſt a noſtri acidi admixtione.

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative magnēsium magnēsia
genitive magnēsiī magnēsiōrum
dative magnēsiō magnēsiīs
accusative magnēsium magnēsia
ablative magnēsiō magnēsiīs
vocative magnēsium magnēsia

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Limburgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑ˧ˈɲeː˨ʒɔ˧m]

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magnesium n

  1. (uncountable) magnesium
  2. A part of magnesium

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¹ Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, the nominative is used instead.


Malay[edit]

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Chemical element
Mg Previous: natrium (Na)
Next: aluminium (Al)

Etymology[edit]

From English magnesium, from New Latin magnēsium.

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magnesium (Jawi spelling مݢنيسيوم)

  1. magnesium (chemical element)

Swedish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /maŋˈneːsɪɵm/

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magnesium n (uncountable)

  1. magnesium

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