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

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