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

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