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

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