cerium

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English[edit]

Chemical element
Ce
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Alternative forms[edit]

  • cererium (a name proposed (but not accepted) to indicate "cerium" does not come from the Greek word for "wax")

Etymology[edit]

From Ceres (a recently discovered asteroid) +‎ -ium.

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cerium (usually uncountable, plural ceriums)

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  1. A chemical element (symbol Ce) with an atomic number of 58, a very soft, ductile, silvery-white metal that tarnishes when exposed to air.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cerium

  1. cerium

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
Ce
Previous: lanthaan (La)
Next: praseodymium (Pr)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish cerium, New Latin cerium or French cérium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseː.riˌʏm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ce‧ri‧um

Noun[edit]

cerium n (uncountable)

  1. cerium [from 1830s or earlier]

Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈseːri.um/, [ˈs̠e̞ːri.um]

Noun[edit]

cerium

  1. cerium

Declension[edit]

Inflection of cerium (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative cerium
genitive ceriumin
partitive ceriumia
illative ceriumiin
singular plural
nominative cerium
accusative nom. cerium
gen. ceriumin
genitive ceriumin
partitive ceriumia
inessive ceriumissa
elative ceriumista
illative ceriumiin
adessive ceriumilla
ablative ceriumilta
allative ceriumille
essive ceriumina
translative ceriumiksi
instructive
abessive ceriumitta
comitative
Possessive forms of cerium (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person ceriumini ceriumimme
2nd person ceriumisi ceriuminne
3rd person ceriuminsa

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κηρίον (kēríon).

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Noun[edit]

cērium n (genitive cēriī or cērī); second declension

  1. A bad species of swelling or ulcer
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cērium cēria
Genitive cēriī
cērī1
cēriōrum
Dative cēriō cēriīs
Accusative cērium cēria
Ablative cēriō cēriīs
Vocative cērium cēria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cerium n (genitive ceriī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) cerium
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cerium ceria
Genitive ceriī ceriōrum
Dative ceriō ceriīs
Accusative cerium ceria
Ablative ceriō ceriīs
Vocative cerium ceria

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cerium n

  1. cerium

Declension[edit]

Declension of cerium 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative cerium ceriumet
Genitive ceriums ceriumets