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

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