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

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