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

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