alkali

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See also: Alkali, alkáli, and alƙali

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French alcali, ultimately from Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily, alkali, ashes of the saltwort), related to قَلَى(qalā, to roast in a pan, fry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæl.kə.laɪ/, enPR: ălʹkəlī
  • (file)

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alkali (countable and uncountable, plural alkalis or alkalies)

  1. (chemistry) One of a class of caustic bases, such as soda, soda ash, caustic soda, potash, ammonia, and lithia, whose distinguishing peculiarities are solubility in alcohol and water, uniting with oils and fats to form soap, neutralizing and forming salts with acids, turning to brown several vegetable yellows, and changing reddened litmus to blue.
  2. (Western United States) Soluble mineral matter, other than common salt, contained in soils of natural waters.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

alkali (plural alkalis or alkalië)

  1. (chemistry) alkali

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali n (singular definite alkaliet, plural indefinite alkalier)

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin [Term?], from Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑlˈkaː.li/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧ka‧li

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alkali n (plural alkaliën)

  1. (chemistry) alkali

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlkɑli/, [ˈɑlkɑli]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlkɑli
  • Syllabification: al‧ka‧li

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alkali

  1. (chemistry) Synonym of emäs.

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  • In Finnish alkali refers to bases in general. In English, it usually refers to a subgroup of bases as defined in the English section of this article.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of alkali (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative alkali alkalit
genitive alkalin alkalien
alkaleiden
alkaleitten
partitive alkalia alkaleita
alkaleja
illative alkaliin alkaleihin
singular plural
nominative alkali alkalit
accusative nom. alkali alkalit
gen. alkalin
genitive alkalin alkalien
alkaleiden
alkaleitten
partitive alkalia alkaleita
alkaleja
inessive alkalissa alkaleissa
elative alkalista alkaleista
illative alkaliin alkaleihin
adessive alkalilla alkaleilla
ablative alkalilta alkaleilta
allative alkalille alkaleille
essive alkalina alkaleina
translative alkaliksi alkaleiksi
instructive alkalein
abessive alkalitta alkaleitta
comitative alkaleineen
Possessive forms of alkali (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person alkalini alkalimme
2nd person alkalisi alkalinne
3rd person alkalinsa

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Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

àlkālī m (plural àlkā̀lai, possessed form àlkālin)

  1. Alternative form of alƙali

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch alkali, from French alcali, ultimately from Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily, alkali, ashes of the saltwort), related to قَلَى(qalā, to roast in a pan, fry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈka.li/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ka‧li

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alkali (plural, first-person possessive alkaliku, second-person possessive alkalimu, third-person possessive alkalinya)

  1. (chemistry) alkali, a group of bases from alkali metal group.
  2. (chemistry) base, any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.
    Synonym: basa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali n (definite singular alkaliet, indefinite plural alkali or alkalier, definite plural alkalia or alkaliene)

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali n (definite singular alkaliet, indefinite plural alkali, definite plural alkalia)

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَلْقِلْي(al-qily)

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alkali c

  1. (chemistry) an alkali

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Declension of alkali 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative alkali alkalien alkalier alkalierna
Genitive alkalis alkaliens alkaliers alkaliernas

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alkali (definite accusative alkaliyi, plural alkaliler)

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Inflection
Nominative alkali
Definite accusative alkaliyi
Singular Plural
Nominative alkali alkaliler
Definite accusative alkaliyi alkalileri
Dative alkaliye alkalilere
Locative alkalide alkalilerde
Ablative alkaliden alkalilerden
Genitive alkalinin alkalilerin
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular alkalim alkalilerim
2nd singular alkalin alkalilerin
3rd singular alkalisi alkalileri
1st plural alkalimiz alkalilerimiz
2nd plural alkaliniz alkalileriniz
3rd plural alkalileri alkalileri
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular alkalimi alkalilerimi
2nd singular alkalini alkalilerini
3rd singular alkalisini alkalilerini
1st plural alkalimizi alkalilerimizi
2nd plural alkalinizi alkalilerinizi
3rd plural alkalilerini alkalilerini
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular alkalime alkalilerime
2nd singular alkaline alkalilerine
3rd singular alkalisine alkalilerine
1st plural alkalimize alkalilerimize
2nd plural alkalinize alkalilerinize
3rd plural alkalilerine alkalilerine
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular alkalimde alkalilerimde
2nd singular alkalinde alkalilerinde
3rd singular alkalisinde alkalilerinde
1st plural alkalimizde alkalilerimizde
2nd plural alkalinizde alkalilerinizde
3rd plural alkalilerinde alkalilerinde
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular alkalimden alkalilerimden
2nd singular alkalinden alkalilerinden
3rd singular alkalisinden alkalilerinden
1st plural alkalimizden alkalilerimizden
2nd plural alkalinizden alkalilerinizden
3rd plural alkalilerinden alkalilerinden
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular alkalimin alkalilerimin
2nd singular alkalinin alkalilerinin
3rd singular alkalisinin alkalilerinin
1st plural alkalimizin alkalilerimizin
2nd plural alkalinizin alkalilerinizin
3rd plural alkalilerinin alkalilerinin

References[edit]

  • alkali in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu