Periodic Table by Meaning

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Can you name the elements from the periodic table given the translation of their root words?

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MeaningElementRoot Words
Gk: Bringer of light
Gk: Violet
Swed: Heavy stone
A-S: Holy metal
Gk: Sun
Russ: Vasili Samarsky-Bykhovets
Scand: God of War
Gk: Stone
Gk: Pale green
L: God of the Ocean
L: Scandinavia
Gk: City of Paris
Eng: Lord Rutherford
Ger: Devil's copper
Gk: Water forming
Eng: Glenn T. Seaborg
Gk: Father of Niobe
Eng: America
Gk: Titan who gave fire to mankind
Gk/Latin: Nitre forming
L: 'calamine'
L: Earth
Gk: Daughter of Tantalus
A-S: 'Tin'
Gk: Rainbow
Gk: Heavy
Eng: Radium
Scand: Goddess of beauty
Eng: Johan Gadolin
Gk: District of Magnesia
Gk: Green twig
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Gk: New twin
L: To flow
Eng: Alfred Nobel
L: A blue Indian dye
L: Russia
A-S: 'Siolfur'
MeaningElementRoot Words
L: Lime(stone)
Ger: Goblin/evil spirit
L: Dark red
Eng: Pot ashes
L: France
Eng: Nicolaus Copernicus
Gk: New
Gk: Hidden
Eng: Dmitri Mendeleev
Gk: Artificial
Eng: Albert Einstein
L: Island of Cyprus
Gk: Beryl
Gk: Lands north of Greece
Ar: Gold colour
Sp: Silver
Gk: Sweden
Gk: Goddess of wisdom
Gk: Smell
Eng: France
Gk: River Rhine
Gk: Acid forming
L: Scandinavia
Gk: Rose
Skt: 'Sulvere'
Scott: Village of Strontian
L: Hess
Ger: 'bisemutum'
L: God of Agriculture
Gk: First ray
L: Ray
Eng: Nuclear Institude at Dubna
A-S: Lead
Eng: City of Berkeley
Gk: Inactive
Gk: Unstable
Eng: Pierre and Marie Curie
L: Magnet
MeaningElementRoot Words
Ar: 'Buraq'
Eng: Soda
A-S: Gold
L: Charcoal
L: Messenger God
Ger: 'Zink'
Gk: Moon
Gk: Green twin
Eng: Niels Bohr
Ger: City of Darmstadt
Gk: To lie hidden
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Gk: Lead
L: 'Alumen'
Eng: Lise Meitner
Gk: 'Titans'
L: God of the Underworld
Eng: Poland
L: Flint
L: City of Copenhagen
Eng: Enrico Fermi
Swed: Village of Ytterby
L: Blue sky
Gk: Colour
Eng: Wilhelm Roentgen
Gk: God of the Sky
L: Germany
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Gk: Hard to obtain
Gk: Yellow orpiment
Gk: Stranger
Eng: State of California
Gk: Stench
Gk: Not alone
Eng: Ernest O. Lawrence
Gk: Ray

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