arsēns

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin arsenicum, from Ancient Greek ἀρσενικόν (arsenikón, yellow arsenic) (influenced by ἀρpηνικός (arpēnikós, potent, virile)), ultimately (via Semitic) from Middle Iranian *zarnīk (gold-coloured), compare Persian زرنیخ (zarnix, orpiment), زرنی (zarni).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Chemical element
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arsēns m (1st declension)

  1. arsenic (metalloid chemical element, quite poisonous, with atomic number 33)
    arsēna preparātiarsenic compounds
    saindēties ar arsēnuto be poisoned with arsenic

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