sectarian etymology

English word sectarian comes from English -an, Malayalam sectarius

Detailed word origin of sectarian

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.).
sectarius Malayalam (mal)
sectarian English (eng) A bigot.. A member of a sect. Bigoted.. Dogmatic or partisan.. Of, or relating to a sect.. Parochial or narrow-minded.

Words with the same origin as sectarian

Descendants of -an
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