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

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