水素

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Chinese[edit]

water; river plain; element
simp. and trad.
(水素)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

水素

  1. (rare, chiefly Taiwanese Hokkien) hydrogen

Synonyms[edit]

  • (hydrogen): (scientific) (qīng)

References[edit]


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. Coined by Japanese scientist Udagawa Yōan in 1834 in his book 遠西医方名物考補遺 (“水素”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(すい)() (suiso

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: 수소 (suso)
  • Min Nan: 水素 (chúi-sò͘)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

水素 (suso) (hangeul 수소)

  1. Hanja form? of 수소 (hydrogen).