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

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