aurum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aurum ‎(gold).

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aurum ‎(plural aurums)

  1. (chemistry) gold, used in the names of various substances (see Derived terms)

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *auzom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂é-h₂us-o- ‎(glow). Cognate with Lithuanian áuksas, Old Lithuanian ausas, Old Prussian ausis, Tocharian A wäs, Tocharian B yasā.[1]

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Noun[edit]

aurum n ‎(genitive aurī); second declension

  1. gold (as mineral or metal)
  2. gold (colour)
  3. any object made of gold, such as a gold coin or a gold ring
  4. lustre
  5. a Golden Age

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aurum aura
genitive aurī aurōrum
dative aurō aurīs
accusative aurum aura
ablative aurō aurīs
vocative aurum aura

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References[edit]

  • aurum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aurum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • AURUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • aurum in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • aurum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aurum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 63
  1. ^ page 115

Malay[edit]

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: perak cergas (Hg)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English aurum, from Latin aurum.

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Noun[edit]

aurum ‎(Jawi spelling اءوروم)

  1. gold (element)

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