hydrogen etymology

English word hydrogen comes from Ancient Greek γεννάω, Ancient Greek ὕδωρ, and later French hydrogène (Hydrogen.)

Detailed word origin of hydrogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γεννάω Ancient Greek (grc)
ὕδωρ Ancient Greek (grc)
hydrogène French (fra) Hydrogen.
hydrogen English (eng) The lightest chemical element (symbol H), with an atomic number of 1 and atomic weight of 1.00794.. A sample of the element.. An atom of the element.. Molecular hydrogen (H2), a colourless, odourless and flammable gas at room temperature.

Words with the same origin as hydrogen

Descendants of γεννάω
carbon oxygen silicon
Descendants of ὕδωρ