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

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