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

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