documentarian etymology

English word documentarian comes from English -an, English documentary

Detailed word origin of documentarian

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-an English (eng) Appended to nouns to form an agent noun. (When males with a profession are distinguished from females, males are -an, females -(i)enne.). Of or pertaining to; an adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. (Often added to words of Latin origin, but also used with words of other origins. When a word ends in a, -n is used instead.).
documentary English (eng) (of a film, book etc) Presented objectively without the insertion of fictional matter.. Of, related to, or based on documents.. Which serves to document (record and:or illustrate) a subject. A film, TV program, publication etc. which presents a social, political, scientific or historical subject in a factual or informative manner.
documentarian English (eng) A person whose profession is to create documentary films.

Words with the same origin as documentarian

Descendants of -an
antiquarian centenarian circadian contrarian cosmopolitan crustacean dystopian ecclesiastical hangover hi icky injun librarian ovarian peeler reptilian republican sectarian seminarian surname theologian tho thru totalitarian
Descendants of documentary
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