realgar

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See also: Realgar and réalgar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English realgar, from Medieval Latin realgar, resalgar, from Arabic رَهْج اَلْغَار(rahj al-ḡār, literally cave dust).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹiˈæl.ɡɑː/, /ɹiˈæl.ɡə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹiˈæl.ɡɑɹ/, /ɹiˈæl.ɡɚ/

Noun[edit]

realgar (usually uncountable, plural realgars)

  1. (mineralogy) A mineral, arsenic sulfide (AsS), often associated with orpiment and stibnite in lead, silver and gold ores.

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2022), “Realgar”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • realgar”, in Mindat.org[1], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2022.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَهْج اَلْغَار(rahj al-ḡār, literally cave dust).

Noun[edit]

realgar n (genitive realgāris); third declension

  1. realgar (arsenic disulfide)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative realgar realgāria
Genitive realgāris realgārium
Dative realgārī realgāribus
Accusative realgar realgāria
Ablative realgārī realgāribus
Vocative realgar realgāria

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French réalgar.

Noun[edit]

realgar n (uncountable)

  1. realgar

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