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

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