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

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