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

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