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

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