skābējs

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A term coined in the mid-19th century by K. Valdemārs, first as skābējs gaiss, later reduced to skābējs. It never became popular and was soon replaced by the modern term skābeklis. [1]

Noun[edit]

skābējs m (1st declension)

  1. (obsolete term) oxygen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “skābt”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN