arsenicum

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin arsenicum, from Ancient Greek ἀρσενικόν (arsenikón, yellow arsenic) (influenced by ἀρσενικός (arsenikós, potent, virile)), from Semitic (compare Classical Syriac ܙܪܢܝܟܐ(zarnīḵā), Aramaic 𐡆𐡓𐡍𐡉𐡊𐡀(zrnykʾ /zarnīḵā/)), from Middle Iranian *zarnīk (compare Persian زرنی(zarnī, arsenic)), from Old Iranian *zarniya-ka- (compare Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬭𐬀𐬥𐬌𐬌𐬀(zaraniia, golden), Old Persian 𐎭𐎼𐎴𐎡𐎹 (d-r-n-i-y /daraniya-/, gold), Sanskrit हिरण्य (híraṇya, gold), Persian زر(zar, gold)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑrˈseː.ni.kʏm/
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  • Hyphenation: ar‧se‧ni‧cum

Noun[edit]

arsenicum n (uncountable)

  1. arsenic

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late/Byzantine Greek ἀρσενικόν (arsenikón, yellow arsenic), borrowed through Arabic الزَرْنِيخ(az-zarnīḵ, orpiment) from Classical Syriac ܙܪܢܝܟܐ(zarnīḵā), from Middle Persian *zarnīk, from Old Iranian *zarniya-ka-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-.

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Noun[edit]

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arsenicum n (genitive arsenicī); second declension

  1. arsenic (chemical element 33)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative arsenicum arsenica
Genitive arsenicī arsenicōrum
Dative arsenicō arsenicīs
Accusative arsenicum arsenica
Ablative arsenicō arsenicīs
Vocative arsenicum arsenica

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References[edit]

  • arsenicum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arsenicum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette