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

Noun[edit]

Aberdonian (plural Aberdonians)

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

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Aberdonian” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 3.