vodonik

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Chemical element
H Next: helijum (He)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vòda +‎ -nik, based on vòdīk, coined by Bogoslav Šulek in the 19th century from the root of vòda (modeled after the Czech vodík).

Vladimir Njegovan suggested the term is irregularly formed, arguing the root used should have formed *vodenik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /v̞o̞d̪o̞nik/
  • Hyphenation: vo‧do‧nik

Noun[edit]

vodonik m (Cyrillic spelling водоник)

  1. (Montenegro, Serbia) hydrogen
    Synonyms: hȉdrogēn, vodik

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Kaštelan-Macan, Marija (2008) Rasprave o kemijskom nazivlju, Zagreb: Arhiv za kemiju, page 134