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

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