Etymology of chemical elements

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Can you name the chemical elements given the origins of their names?

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Origin of nameElementFurther etymology
Old Norse: Norse god of thunder
Latin name for Copenhagen
German: mythological goblin of the mines
Spanish for 'silver'
Greek for 'to lurk, escape notice'
Greek for 'stink, stench'
Swedish for 'heavy stone'
Latin name for Poland
Greek for 'heavy'
Latin: seventh planet from the Sun
German for 'demon'
Latin for 'flow'
Latin for 'charcoal, coal'
Greek words for 'sharp, acid' and 'producing'
Greek words for 'water' and 'producing'
Origin of nameElementFurther etymology
Latin for 'rainbow'
Latin for 'cock'
Latin for 'limestone'
Greek for 'violet'
Greek for 'colour'
Greek for 'foreign, strange'
Greek for 'new'
Latin for 'red'
Greek for 'idle, inactive'
Greek for 'unstable'
Old Norse name for the goddess Freyja
Greek for 'light green'
Greek for 'light-bringer'
Greek for 'sun'
Greek for 'hidden, secret'

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