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

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