What is the Greek name for amber?

particlon
elektron
amberion
atomios
Words like "elec­tric­i­ty" come directly from the name of amber. Already the ancient Greeks noticed that this stone has a certain mys­te­ri­ous prop­er­ty: when rubbed with fur, it begins to attract par­ti­cles of dust...

Answers distribution

particlon
elektron
amberion
atomios
answers
flagCzech Republic
10%
70%
10%
10%
10
flagSpain
9%
54%
18%
18%
11
flagItaly
7%
50%
15%
26%
26
flagFrance
4%
50%
37%
8%
24
flagthe Netherlands
10%
48%
31%
10%
29
flagGermany
10%
45%
26%
17%
90
flagIndia
6%
43%
31%
18%
16
flagNorway
12%
43%
37%
6%
16
flagPoland
13%
42%
27%
16%
6606
flagSwitzerland
30%
40%
30%
0%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
39%
30%
18%
166
flagSweden
7%
38%
46%
7%
13
flagCanada
7%
38%
38%
15%
13
flagthe United States
15%
36%
34%
13%
92
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
25%
45%
15%
20
flagUnknown
17%
22%
41%
18%
290

Gender

men35%
women39%
particlon
16%
13%
elektron
35%
40%
amberion
30%
26%
atomios
17%
19%

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