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From Latin -ānus, which forms adjectives of belonging or origin from a noun.
- (as an adjective) From, related to, or like.
- (as a noun) One from, belonging to, relating to, or like.
- (as a noun) Having a certain profession. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -ian, females -ienne.)
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