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

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