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

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