kiseonik

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Chemical element
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Etymology[edit]

From kȉseo +‎ -nik, based on kìsīk, coined by Bogoslav Šulek in the 19th century from the root of kȉseo (modeled after the Czech kyslík).

Vladimir Njegovan suggested the term is irregularly formed, arguing the roots should have formed *kiselik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiseǒniːk/
  • Hyphenation: ki‧se‧o‧nik

Noun[edit]

kiseònīk m (Cyrillic spelling кисео̀нӣк)

  1. (Montenegro, Serbia) oxygen
    Synonym: ȍksigēn

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kaštelan-Macan, Marija (2008) Rasprave o kemijskom nazivlju, Zagreb: Arhiv za kemiju, page 134