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

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