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/
  • (Scotland) IPA(key): /ɑbərˈdonjən/, /ebərˈdonjən/[1]

Adjective[edit]

Aberdonian (not comparable)

  1. (British) Of or relating to Aberdeen. [Mid 17th century.][2]

Noun[edit]

Aberdonian (plural Aberdonians)

  1. (British, Scotland, ethnography) A citizen or inhabitant of, or person born in, Aberdeen, NE Scotland. [Mid 17th century.][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aberdonian, prop.n.” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “Aberdonian”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 3.