slāpeklis

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From slāp(t) (to thirst) +‎ -eklis.

Noun[edit]

Chemical element
N Previous: ogleklis (C)
Next: skābeklis (O)

slāpeklis m (2nd declension)

  1. nitrogen (chemical element, with atomic number 7; one of the main components of organic compounds and the main component of the Earth's atmosphere)
    slāpekļa molekula‎ ― nitrogen molecule (N2)
    molekulārais slāpeklis‎ ― molecular nitrogen
    slāpekļa savienojumi‎ ― nitrogen compounds
    slāpekļa (minerāl)mēsli‎ ― nitrogen(ous) fertilizers
    slāpekļa baktērijas‎ ― nitrogen bacteria (bacteria that produce nitrogen)

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