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

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