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-an [or] -ean [or] -ian

part of speech: suffix
definition 1: a suffix that means "from," "belongs to," or "lives in."
European cheese is cheese that comes from Europe.An Asian language is a language of Asia.The African elephant lives in Africa.
definition 2: a suffix that means one who works in or knows a great deal about.
A librarian works in a library.A historian knows a lot about history.