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

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