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

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