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
        • Maze prison in Northern Ireland will see hundreds of acres of buildings bulldozered before crucial historical research has been carried out.
        • Species living in the Mediterranean, Atlantic, and Northern Sea had similar encephalisation indices compared to the indopacific coral reef dwelling species.
        • Since that upheaval Wales have won just once in seven games, beating Northern Ireland in the Nations Cup last May.
      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 northernize
        5. en northerners
        Source: Wiktionary

        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.
        Difficultness: Level 1
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        Definiteness: Level 6
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