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

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