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

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