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

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