Alcohol

In chemistry, an alcohol is an organic compoond in which the hydroxyl functional group (-O H) is boond tae a carbon atom. The term alcohol oreeginally referred tae the primar alcohol ethanol (ethyl alcohol), that is uised as a drog an is the main alcohol present in alcoholic beverages.

The suffix -ol appears in the IUPAC chemical name o aw substances whaur the hydroxyl group is the functional group wi the heichest priority; in substances whaur a heicher priority group is present the prefix hydroxy- will appear in the International Union o Pure an Applee'd Chemistry (IUPAC) name. The suffix -ol in nan-systematic names (such as paracetamol or cholesterol) an aa teepically indicates that the substance includes a hydroxyl functional group an, sae, can be termed an alcohol. But mony substances, pairticularly succars (ensaumples glucose an sucrose) conteen hydroxyl functional groups withoot uisin the suffix. An important cless o alcohols, o that methanol an ethanol are the semplest members is the saturatit straicht cheen alcohols, the general formula for that is CnH2n+1OH.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Alkohol
Alemannisch: Alkohole
aragonés: Alcohol
العربية: كحول
অসমীয়া: এলক'হল
asturianu: Alcohol
azərbaycanca: Spirtlər
تۆرکجه: الکول
башҡортса: Спирт
žemaitėška: Alkuoguolis
беларуская: Спірты
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Сьпірт
български: Алкохол
brezhoneg: Alkool
bosanski: Alkohol
català: Alcohol
کوردی: ئەلکھول
čeština: Alkoholy
Cymraeg: Alcohol
Deutsch: Alkohole
Ελληνικά: Αλκοόλες
English: Alcohol
Esperanto: Alkoholo
español: Alcohol
eesti: Alkoholid
euskara: Alkohol
فارسی: الکل
suomi: Alkoholit
føroyskt: Alkohol
français: Alcool (chimie)
Gaeilge: Alcóil
Gàidhlig: Alcol
galego: Alcohol
ગુજરાતી: આલ્કોહોલ
Gaelg: Alcoal
עברית: כוהל
हिन्दी: अल्कोहल
Fiji Hindi: Alcohol
hrvatski: Alkoholi
Kreyòl ayisyen: Alkòl
magyar: Alkoholok
Հայերեն: Սպիրտ
interlingua: Alcohol
Bahasa Indonesia: Alkohol
Ilokano: Alkohol
íslenska: Alkóhól
italiano: Alcoli
日本語: アルコール
Patois: Alkoal
Basa Jawa: Alkohol
ქართული: სპირტი
Kabɩyɛ: Alɩkɔɔlɩ
қазақша: Алкогольдер
한국어: 알코올
Ripoarisch: Alkohol
kurdî: Alkol
Кыргызча: Алкоголяттар
Latina: Alcohol
Ladino: Alkól
Lëtzebuergesch: Alkoholen
Limburgs: Alcohol
lumbaart: Alcol
lingála: Lotoko
lietuvių: Alkoholis
latviešu: Spirti
македонски: Алкохол
Bahasa Melayu: Alkohol
မြန်မာဘာသာ: အယ်လ်ကိုဟော
Plattdüütsch: Alkohol
नेपाली: अल्कोहल
norsk nynorsk: Alkohol
norsk: Alkoholer
occitan: Alcòl
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਅਲਕੋਹਲ
polski: Alkohole
پنجابی: الکحل
português: Álcool
Runa Simi: Alkul
română: Alcool
armãneashti: Alcoolu
русский: Спирты
русиньскый: Алкоголы
sicilianu: Alcool
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Alkoholi
Simple English: Alcohol
slovenščina: Alkohol
shqip: Alkooli
српски / srpski: Алкохол
Basa Sunda: Alkohol
svenska: Alkoholer
Kiswahili: Alkoholi
தமிழ்: மதுசாரம்
తెలుగు: ఆల్కహాలు
Tagalog: Alkohol
Türkçe: Alkol
татарча/tatarça: Спиртлар
українська: Спирти
اردو: الکحل
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Spirtlar
Tiếng Việt: Ancol
West-Vlams: Alcool
Winaray: Arkohol
吴语:
ייִדיש: אלקאהאל
Yorùbá: Ọtí
中文:
文言:
Bân-lâm-gú: Alcohol
粵語: 酒精