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

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