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Elements with 'irregular' Symbols

Several chemical elements in the Periodic Table have a symbol that is different from what might be expected from the name. Can you guess the original name (Latin or otherwise) from which the symbols are derived?
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Last updated: June 13, 2023
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First submittedJune 13, 2023
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Element
Atomic Number
Symbol
Symbol Origin Name
Sodium
11
Na
Natrium
Potassium
19
K
Kalium
Iron
26
Fe
Ferrum
Copper
29
Cu
Cuprum
Silver
47
Ag
Argentum
Tin
50
Sn
Stannum
Antimony
51
Sb
Stibium
Tungsten
74
W
Wolfram
Gold
79
Au
Aurum
Mercury
80
Hg
Hydrargyrum
Lead
82
Pb
Plumbum
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