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

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