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

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