-an [ən, in, 'n]
[Fr -ain, -en < L -anus, of, belonging to; also directly < L] suffix forming adjectives and nouns
1. (one) belonging to or having some relation to [diocesan]
2. (one) born in or living in [Mexican]
3. (one) believing in or following [Lutheran]
4. -ICIAN: used to form nouns only

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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