gentilic

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adjective

gen·​til·​ic
(ˈ)jen‧¦tilik
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: of or relating to a noun or adjective that denotes ethnic or national affiliation

gentilic

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noun

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plural -s
: a name with gentilic value

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin gentilis + English -ic

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“Gentilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentilic. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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