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

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