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

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