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

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