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

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