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

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