-anus

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-anus is a Latin suffix, meaning 'of or pertaining to'. It usually indicates a relationship of position, possession, or origin.

It is also used to Latinise names or to create male forms of female names.

The suffix is also shortened to -an and -ans.

Variant forms include:

  • Dutch variant form: -aen
  • English variant form: -on
  • Finnish variant form: -aan, -aani, -aanus
  • French younger form: -en
  • Greenlandic variant forms: -ât/-aat
  • Icelandic variant form: -án)
  • Roman younger form: -ano
  • Old Danish variant form: -arn
  • Old Swedish variant form: -az

The female form of the suffix is -ana/-ane.

List of Names with the suffix -anus