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-an

Syllabification: -an
(also -ean or -ian)

Definition of -an in English:

suffix

1Forming adjectives and nouns, especially from:
1.1Names of places: Ohioan Russian
1.4Names of founders or leaders when referring to them as sources: Chomskyan Lutheran

Origin

based on Latin -(i)anus, -aeus, adjectival endings.

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