stikstof

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Afrikaans[edit]

Chemical element
N
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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch stikstof, from stikken (to suffocate) +‎ stof (matter), referring to the fact that an animal placed on pure nitrogen suffocates.

Noun[edit]

stikstof (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen

Dutch[edit]

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Chemical element
N
Previous: koolstof (C)
Next: zuurstof (O)

Etymology[edit]

From stikken (to suffocate) +‎ stof (matter), referring to the fact that an animal placed on pure nitrogen suffocates.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɪk.stɔf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stik‧stof

Noun[edit]

stikstof f (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) nitrogen

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: stikstof
  • Indonesian: zat lemas (calque)
  • Japanese: 窒素 (calque)
  • West Frisian: stikstof