väte

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See also: vate and våte

Swedish[edit]

Chemical element
H Next: helium (He)

Etymology[edit]

From våt (wet), compare väta (to wet), after French hydrogène. Coined by Swedish scientists Pehr von Afzelius and Anders Gustaf Ekeberg in 1795. Analogue with syre (oxygen) and kväve (nitrogen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

väte n (uncountable)

  1. hydrogen

Declension[edit]

Declension of väte 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative väte vätet
Genitive vätes vätets

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