水素

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Chinese[edit]

water; river plain; element
simp. and trad.
(水素)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 水素 (すいそ) (suiso).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

水素

  1. (Taiwanese Min Nan) hydrogen

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Governor-General of Taiwan (1931–1932), Ogawa Naoyoshi, editor, 臺日大辭典 [Taiwanese-Japanese Dictionary][1] (in Japanese and Min Nan), volume 2, Taihoku: 同府 [Dōfu], OCLC 25747241, page 327.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1

Grade: 5
on’yomi
Chemical element
H
Next: ヘリウム (heriumu) (He)
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Etymology[edit]

Calque of Dutch waterstof (literally waterstuff), equivalent to (sui, water) +‎ (so, element). Compare German Wasserstoff, Luxembourgish Waasserstoff.

Considered to be used first in Udagawa Yōan's (宇田川榕菴, 1798 – 1846) book Introduction to Chemistry (舎密開宗, Seimi Kaisō), a compilation of various scientific books in Dutch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

水素 (hiragana すいそ, rōmaji suiso)

  1. hydrogen (chemical element)
  2. hydrogen (molecular hydrogen)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

水素 (suso) (hangeul 수소)

  1. Hanja form? of 수소, “hydrogen”.