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

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