platīns

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, ultimately from Spanish platina (little silver), the diminutive form of plata (silver), because platinum was found as an apparent impurity with silver.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Chemical element
Pt Previous: irīdijs (Ir)
Next: zelts (Au)

platīns m (1st declension)

  1. platinum (metallic chemical element, with atomic number 78.)
    platīna oksīdsplatinum oxide
    platīna stiepleplatinum wire

Declension[edit]