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

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