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

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