Aberdonian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Aberdonia (Aberdeen) + -an

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.ɚˈdoʊn.jən/, /ˌæb.əˈdoʊn.jən/, /ˌæb.ɚˈdoʊ.ni.ən/, /ˌæb.əˈdoʊ.ni.ən/

Adjective[edit]

Aberdonian (not comparable)

  1. (UK) Of or relating to Aberdeen. [Mid 17th century.][1]

Noun[edit]

Aberdonian (plural Aberdonians)

  1. (UK, ethnography) A citizen or inhabitant of, or person born in, Aberdeen, NE Scotland. [Mid 17th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3