khinh khí

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from 氫氣, composed of (hydrogen) and (gas). The Chinese character (khinh) is composed of (khí, chemical radical for "gassy" elements) + (khinh, lightweight), due to the lightness of hydrogen.

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Noun[edit]

khinh khí

  1. (obsolete) hydrogen (molecular hydrogen)
    Synonym: khí hiđro

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