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

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