زئبق

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (zywndkʾ /žīwandāg, žībandāg/, mercury, literally living), from [script needed] (zyw /*žīwa-,*žība-/, living), from Old Persian 𐎪𐎺 (jiva), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós. Compare English quick and quicksilver.

Noun[edit]

زِئْبَق (ziʾbaqm

  1. (chemistry, uncountable) mercury (element), quicksilver

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  • Middle Armenian: ժիպակ (žipak), զիպակ (zipak)