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

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