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

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