northern meaning

EN[ˈnɔːðən] [ˈnɔːðn̩] [ˈnɔɹðɚn] [ˈnɒðə(ɹ)n]
  • Northern may refer to the following:

    Definition of northern in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore northernSUPmost northernPREnor-SUF-ern
    1. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the north.
      1. Floods in northern India, mostly in the small state of Uttarakhand, have wrought disaster on an enormous scale. The early, intense onset of the monsoon on June 14th swelled rivers, washing away roads, bridges, hotels and even whole villages.
    2. (of a wind) Blowing from the north; northerly.
      1. (Britain) Characteristic of the North of England (usually capitalised).
        1. Les Dawson was a famous Northern comedian. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Species living in the Mediterranean, Atlantic, and Northern Sea had similar encephalisation indices compared to the indopacific coral reef dwelling species.
        • According to archeozoological and genetic data, goats were domesticated some 10 000 years ago in the geographical region that spans from Eastern Anatolia to the Zagros Mountains in Northern Iran.
        • Fuxin is in the intergradational zone between the Inner Mongolian Plateau and the Liaohe River Plain, and it has a northern temperate continental monsoon climate.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Northern Rock had already cracked by the time RBS bought ABN Amro, pointed out one MP. McKillop protested that "15 workstreams" at RBS were saying the numbers on the deal still made sense
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Adjectives ending in -en
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -en
                • Adjectives ending in -en
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        1. en northernmost
        2. en northernly
        3. en northerner
        4. en northernise
        5. en northernize
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of northern for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "northern" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives ending in -en. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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        Definiteness: Level 6
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