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Countries, Adjective Forms, and Nationalities (#4), by Dennis Oliver


The adjective forms for countries and the names for citizens of countries
are often confusing in English. This happens for two reasons. First, there
is no easy way to change a country's name to its adjective form because
several different endings are used for this purpose. Second, the words
for nationalities are often the same as the adjective forms, but not always.

Here is more information on names of countries, their adjective forms,
and the words used for their citizens.


Countries, Adjective Forms,
and Nationalities (#4)



Denmark   Danish   Dane
Djibouti   Djiboutian   Djiboutian
Dominica   Dominican   Dominican
Dominican Republic   Dominican   Dominican
Ecuador   Ecuadorean   Ecuadorean
Egypt   Egyptian   Egyptian
El Salvador   Salvadorean   Salvadorean
Equatorial Guinea   Equatorial Guinean,
  Equatorial Guinean,
Eritrea   Eritrean   Eritrean
Estonia   Estonian   Estonian
Ethiopia   Ethiopian   Ethiopian



Special Note:

Note that Dominican is used in referring to two entirely different
Dominica and The Dominican Republic.

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