lithium

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English[edit]

Chemical element
Li Previous: helium (He)
Next: beryllium (Be)
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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin lithium, from lithia (in reference to Ancient Greek λίθος(líthos, stone)) + -ium.

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lithium ‎(countable and uncountable, plural lithiums)

  1. (uncountable) The simplest alkali metal, the lightest solid element, and the third lightest chemical element (symbol Li) with an atomic number of 3.
  2. (pharmacology, uncountable) Lithium carbonate or other preparations of lithium metal used to treat manic depression and bipolar disorders.
  3. A lithium battery.

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Czech[edit]

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lithium n

  1. lithium

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
Li Previous: helium (He)
Next: beryllium (Be)

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lithium n ‎(uncountable)

  1. lithium

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lithium m ‎(uncountable)

  1. lithium

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Latin[edit]

Chemical element
Li Previous: helium (He)
Next: beryllium (Be)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λίθος(líthos, stone).

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Noun[edit]

lithium n ‎(genitive lithiī); second declension

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  1. (New Latin, chemistry) lithium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lithium lithia
genitive lithiī lithiōrum
dative lithiō lithiīs
accusative lithium lithia
ablative lithiō lithiīs
vocative lithium lithia