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

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