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

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