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

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