酸素

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Chinese[edit]

 
sour; sore; ache; acid
plain; element
simp. and trad.
(酸素)

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 酸素 (さんそ) ‎(sanso).

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Noun[edit]

酸素

  1. (Taiwan Min Nan) oxygen

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 1, Taihoku: 同府 [Dōfu], OCLC 25747241, page 773.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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on'yomi
Chemical element
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Etymology[edit]

‎(san, acid) +‎ ‎(so, material), calque of Dutch zuurstof ‎(oxygen; sourstuff).

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.

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Noun[edit]

酸素 ‎(hiragana さんそ, romaji sanso)

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

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