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

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