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Relating to a country, or its language or culture

Afghan

adjective

relating to Afghanistan, or its language or culture

African

adjective

relating to Africa, or its languages or culture

African American

adjective

relating to the culture of African Americans

African Caribbean

adjective

relating to African Caribbeans, or their culture

American

adjective

relating to the US or the people who live there

Anglo

adjective

relating to white English-speaking people in the US

Arab

adjective

relating to the Middle East or North Africa, or to the people, language, or culture of those regions

Asian

adjective

relating to Asia or its culture

Asiatic

adjective

relating to Asia or its culture

Australian

adjective

relating to Australia, or its language or culture

Basque

adjective

relating to the Basque Country of southern France and northern Spain, or its language or culture

Belgian

adjective

relating to Belgium or its culture

Br.

abbreviation

British

British

adjective

relating to the UK, or its people or culture

Cajun

adjective

relating to the Cajuns, or their language or culture, especially their music or spicy food

Caledonian

adjective

relating to Scotland, or its language or culture

Canadian

adjective

relating to Canada, or its language or culture

Cantonese

adjective

connected with the Guangdong region of southern China, or its language, food, or culture

Caribbean

adjective

relating to the islands in the Caribbean Sea and the countries that surround it, the people who live there, or their culture

Celtic

adjective

relating to the Celts, or their language or culture

Chinese

adjective

relating to China, or its languages or culture

the Commonwealth

belonging to or involving this organization

Croatian

adjective

relating to Croatia or its culture

Cypriot

adjective

relating to Cyprus or its culture

Danish

adjective

relating to Denmark, or its language or culture

Dutch

adjective

relating to the Netherlands, or to the language and culture of the Netherlands

Eng.

abbreviation

England

English

adjective

relating to England, or its language or culture

European

adjective

relating to Europe, or its people or culture

Filipino

adjective

relating to the Philippines or its culture

Finnish

adjective

relating to Finland or its language or culture

Flemish

adjective

relating to Flanders, or its language or culture

Fr

abbreviation

France or French

Franco-

prefix

France or French: used to make adjectives and nouns

French

adjective

relating to France, or its language or culture

French

adjective

relating to the language of France

Gaelic

adjective

relating to Gaelic, or to the culture of the people who speak it

Georgian

adjective

relating to the country of Georgia, or its to language or culture

German

adjective

relating to Germany, or its language or culture

Germanic

adjective

relating to or considered typical of Germany or its people, language, or culture

Greek

adjective

relating to Greece, or its language or culture

Gujarati

adjective

relating to the state of Gujarat in western India, or to its language or culture

Hebraic

adjective

hebrew

Hebrew

adjective

relating to the Hebrew language

Hellenic

adjective

relating to Greece, especially Ancient Greece, or its language or culture

Hispanic

adjective

relating to countries where Spanish is spoken, or to the culture of these countries

home

noun

relating to things that happen within a country, rather than between different countries

Iberian

adjective

relating to Spain and Portugal

Indian

adjective

relating to India, or its languages or culture

Indian

adjective

relating to native americans or their culture

Indo-

prefix

Indian: used with some adjectives and nouns

internal

adjective

existing or happening within a country, not between different countries

Iraqi

adjective

relating to Iraq, or its language or culture

Irish

adjective

relating to Ireland, or its language or culture

Israeli

adjective

relating to Israel or its culture

Italian

adjective

relating to Italy, or its language or culture

Italianate

adjective

done or made in a style typical of Italy

Japanese

adjective

relating to Japan, or its language or culture

Latin

adjective

relating to people who speak languages that developed from Latin, or to their culture

Malay

adjective

relating to the Malay people of Malaysia and Indonesia, or their language or culture

Manx

adjective

relating to the Isle of Man, or its language or culture

Mediterranean

adjective

relating to the countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea, the people who live there, or their culture

Mexican

adjective

relating to Mexico or its culture

Nordic

adjective

relating to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, or Iceland, or to the languages or cultures of any of these countries

Norse

adjective

relating to the language or culture of an early period in the history of Scandinavia

Norwegian

adjective

relating to Norway, or its language or culture

Pakistani

adjective

relating to Pakistan or its culture

Palestinian

adjective

relating to Palestine or its culture

Persian

adjective

relating to ancient Persia, or its language or culture

Persian

adjective

relating to modern Iran, or its language or culture. The usual word is Iranian.

Peruvian

adjective

relating to Peru or its culture

Polish

adjective

relating to Poland, or its language or culture

Portuguese

adjective

relating to Portugal, or its language or culture

Punjabi

adjective

relating to Punjab, or its language or culture

Russian

adjective

relating to Russia, or its language or culture

Scandinavian

adjective

relating to Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, or Finland, or their languages or cultures

Scotch

adjective

scottish. This word is now considered offensive except in expressions like Scotch broth and Scotch whisky.

Scots

adjective

scottish

Scottish

adjective

relating to Scotland, its people, or its culture

Semitic

adjective

relating to the language or culture of Semitic people

Singhalese

another spelling of Sinhalese

Sinhalese

adjective

relating to Sri Lanka, or its language or culture

Slavic

adjective

relating to the people of Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, and other countries of central and eastern Europe, or their languages or cultures

Slavonic

adjective

slavic

Spanish

adjective

relating to Spain, or its language or culture

Swedish

adjective

relating to Sweden, or its language or culture

Swiss

adjective

relating to Switzerland or its culture

Teutonic

adjective

having qualities that are considered to be typical of German people

Teutonic

adjective

relating to the Teutons (=a group of people who lived in northern Europe a long time ago), or their language or culture

Tex-Mex

adjective

with a mixture of features from Texan and Mexican culture and cooking

Thai

adjective

relating to Thailand, or its culture or language

Turkish

adjective

relating to Turkey, or its language or culture

Welsh

adjective

relating to Wales, or its language or culture

Yiddish

adjective

relating to the Yiddish language and culture

Arabic

adjective

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