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Can you name the companies by their etymologies?

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Country of OriginCompanyEtymology
SpainAcronym of 'Spanish Corporation of Touring Cars' in Spanish
ItalyThe initials of the Italian words for 'Metal Enamelling Factory'
United KingdomNamed after the brothers Harold C. and Wallace Humphrey
FranceNamed after a young chemist's new hair dye, named Auréole.
SwitzerlandFounder's surname or, when unaccented, 'Bird's Nest' in Swabian diminutive
South KoreaKorean for 'Great House' or 'Great Universe'
United States of AmericaCo-founder's favourite fruit, previously worked at an orchard in which this fruit was grown
SwedenLatin for 'I roll'
United States of AmericaMisspelling of the number which equates to 10 to the power of 100
FranceThe surname of the company's French-Dutch founder; André-Gustave ___
Country of OriginCompanyEtymology
South KoreaHanja script for 'Rising from Asia'
United States of AmericaDerived from the name of a creek near Los Altos, CA
ItalyAcronym of 'Italian Automobile Factory of Turin' in Italian
NetherlandsInitials of the Dutch words for 'All will benefit from united co-operation' and literally means 'the fir tree'
BrazilThe first few letters of each word in 'Brazilian Aeronautics Company' in Portuguese
United States of AmericaInitials of Donna Karan and the fourth most populous state in the US
AustriaThe first, middle and last letters of the German word for 'Peppermint'
SwedenInitials of the founder and the village he grew up in: Elmtaryd Agunnaryd
JapanDerived from the tallest mountain in Japan and a synonym for movie
JapanDerived from the Latin for 'sound' or an American slang term for an energetic youngster

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