կալցիում

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from New Latin calcium and partly from Russian ка́льций ‎(kálʹcij).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɑlˈtsʰjum], (but colloquially, under the influence of Russian) IPA(key): [ˈkɑltsʰium], [ˈkɑltsʰjum], [ˈkɑlʲtsʰjum]

Noun[edit]

կալցիում ‎(kalcʿium)

  1. calcium

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Eastern Armenian professional circles (such as physicists) colloquially use Russian ка́льций ‎(kálʹcij), as most of them are Russian-educated.