aluminium

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See also: Aluminium and alumínium

English[edit]

Chemical element
Al Previous: magnesium (Mg)
Next: silicon (Si)

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Etymology[edit]

First used in 1812 as an alternative form of aluminum which was invented in the same year.[1], from Latin alumen, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elud-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: ăl"yo͝omĭn'ēəm, ăl"yo͝omĭn'yəm, IPA(key): /ˌæl.(j)ʊˈmɪn.i.əm/, /ˌæl.(j)ʊˈmɪn.jəm/
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  • (US) enPR: ăl"(y)o͞omĭn'ēəm, ăl"(y)o͞omĭn'yəm, IPA(key): /ˌæl.(j)uˈmɪn.i.əm/, /ˌæl(j)uˈmɪn.j.əm/ (or like aluminum)
  • (Canada) IPA(key): /əˈluːmɪnəm/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aluminium (countable and uncountable, plural aluminiums)

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  1. A light, silvery metal extracted from bauxite, and a chemical element (symbol Al) with an atomic number of 13.
  2. (countable) A single atom of this element.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988

Afrikaans[edit]

Chemical element
Al Previous: magnesium (Mg)
Next: silikon (Si)

Noun[edit]

aluminium (uncountable)

  1. aluminium

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Created in 1812, from Latin alūmen (alum).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aluminjɔm/, [a.luˈmiˀ.njɔm]
  • Rhymes: -ɔm

Noun[edit]

aluminium n (singular definite aluminiummet, not used in plural form)

  1. aluminum

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Chemical element
Al Previous: magnesium (Mg)
Next: silicium (Si)

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aluminium n (uncountable)

  1. aluminium

French[edit]

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aluminium

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aluminium m (plural aluminiums)

  1. aluminum (element)

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from alūmen, alūminis (alum) +‎ -ium (chemical element suffix)

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Noun[edit]

alūminium n (genitive alūminiī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) aluminium

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alūminium alūminia
Genitive alūminiī alūminiōrum
Dative alūminiō alūminiīs
Accusative alūminium alūminia
Ablative alūminiō alūminiīs
Vocative alūminium alūminia

Malay[edit]

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Chemical element
Al Previous: magnesium (Mg)
Next: silikon (Si)

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Etymology[edit]

From English aluminium.

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Noun[edit]

aluminium (Jawi spelling الومينيوم)

  1. aluminium (A silvery metal)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin alumen

Noun[edit]

aluminium m, n (definite singular aluminiumen or aluminiumet) (uncountable)

  1. aluminium (UK), or aluminum (US) (chemical element and metal, symbol Al)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin alumen

Noun[edit]

aluminium m, n (definite singular aluminiumen or aluminiumet) (uncountable)

  1. aluminium (UK), or aluminum (US) (chemical element and metal, symbol Al)

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Polish[edit]

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aluminium n

  1. aluminum

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Indeclinable.

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aluminium n (uncountable)

  1. aluminium

Declension[edit]

Declension of aluminium 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative aluminium aluminiumet
Genitive aluminiums aluminiumets
Declension of aluminium 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative aluminium aluminiet
Genitive aluminiums aluminiets

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