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

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