ilt

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Etymology[edit]

Formed by the physician H.C. Ørsted (1777-1851) after the word ild (fire). Before, the (now obsolete) term surstof was used after German Sauerstoff.

Noun[edit]

ilt c ( singular definite ilten, not used in plural form)

  1. oxygen

Usage notes[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Nudansk Ordbog (for the etymology and usage examples)

Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Danish ilt.

Noun[edit]

ilt n (genitive singular ilts, uncountable)

  1. oxygen
Synonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]
Declension of ilt (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative ilt iltið
accusative ilt iltið
dative ilti iltinum
genitive ilts iltsins

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective illur, compare Old Norse illr

Noun[edit]

ilt n

  1. fury, rage
  2. badness, evilness
Usage notes[edit]
Declension[edit]
Declension of ilt (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative ilt iltið
accusative ilt iltið
dative ilti iltinum
genitive ilts iltsins

Adjective[edit]

ilt

  1. neuter nominative singular of illur