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

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