palladium

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

The sense of "safeguard" comes from Latin Palladium (the image of Pallas that protected Troy), from Ancient Greek Παλλάδιον (Palládion), from Παλλάς (Pallás), an alternative name for Athena.

Noun[edit]

palladium (plural palladia)

  1. A safeguard (from a statue of Athena that was believed to safeguard the ancient city of Troy).
    • Blackstone
      The trial by jury is the Palladium of our civil rights.
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Etymology 2[edit]

The element was named after Pallas, an asteroid that had been discovered two years before the element.

Chemical element
Pd Previous: rhodium (Rh)
Next: silver (Ag)

Noun[edit]

palladium (uncountable)

  1. A metallic chemical element (symbol Pd) with an atomic number of 46.
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Chemical element
Pd Previous: rodium (Rh)
Next: silwer (Ag)

Noun[edit]

palladium (uncountable)

  1. palladium

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
Pd Previous: rhodium (Rh)
Next: zilver (Ag)

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palladium n (uncountable)

  1. palladium

Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

palladium

  1. palladium

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French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

palladium m (uncountable)

  1. palladium

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παλλάδιον (palládion), neuter of παλλάδιος (palládios), Παλλάς (Pallás, of Pallas). See Pallas.

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Noun[edit]

palladium n (genitive palladiī); second declension

  1. palladium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative palladium palladia
genitive palladiī palladiōrum
dative palladiō palladiīs
accusative palladium palladia
ablative palladiō palladiīs
vocative palladium palladia

Limburgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pəˈlaː˨ɖɔ˧m]

Noun[edit]

palladium n

  1. (uncountable) palladium
  2. a part of palladium

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


Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

palladium n (uncountable)

  1. palladium

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