αλκάλιο

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French alcali, from Arabic اَلْقِلْي (al-qily, alkali).

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  • IPA(key): /alˈkalio/
  • Hyphenation: αλ‧κά‧λι‧ο

Noun[edit]

αλκάλιο (alkálion (plural αλκάλια)

  1. (chemistry) alkali metal (lithium, sodium, potassium, etc)
  2. (by extension) alkali, alkali metal hydroxides (sodium hydroxide, etc)
    Η σόδα και η ποτάσα είναι αλκάλια.I sóda kai i potása eínai alkália.Soda and potash are alkalis.

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