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National Names, National Adjectives, Demonyms

Peoplese being an international language, the name of each nation is generally the name used by the people who live in that nation.  For example, English "German" is Peoplese "Deutschland".  For a list and explanation of nations' original names, cliick here.

The adjective of a nation simply adds hyphnette y to the nation's Peoplese name.  E.g. Deutschland۔y.

A demonym is the name of a person or of the people who live in a certain place.  In Peoplese, if the name of the nation or region ends in a vowel, we simply add "n".  E.g. Albanian, Botswanan, Europen.  If the name of the nation or region ends in a consonant, we simply add "an".  E.g. Brasilan, Deutschlandan, Jordanan, Pakistanan. 

In Peoplese, all language names end in hyphnenette + ese.  Click on "language names"  (accessible frrom atop the Grammar page) for a list and explanation.

Besides saving an enormous amount of memorization (compared to English), ambiguity is eliminated.  For example, in English "French" can refer to citizens of France, to an adjective of France (French cheese), or the language of France.  In Peoplese:  Francen citizens, France۔y cheese, France۔ese language.  Only names of nations need be memorized.  

The one exception is China.  Citizens of China name their nation 中国 , romanized as Zhong-guo, which could be acceptable as "Zhonguo".  But demonym ”Zhonguon“ and adjective "Zhonguo۔y do not translate well in Chinese language.  Moreover, the national name "China", sometimes with slight variations, is known planet-around; e.g. Spanish, among other languages, also use the national name "China", as does Peoplese.


NATION (English) NATION (Peoplese) National Adoun (Peoplese) Demonym (Peoplese)
Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan۔y Afghanistanan
Albania Albania Albania۔y Albanian
Algeria Algeria Algeria۔y Algerian
Andorra Andorra Andorra۔y Andorran
Angola Angola Angola۔y Angolan
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda۔y Antigua and Barbudan
Argentina Argentina Argentina۔y Argentinan
Armenia Hayastan Hayastan۔y Hayastanan
Australia Australia Australia۔y Australian
Austria Osterreich Osterreich۔y Osterreichan
Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Azerbaijan۔y Azerbaijanan
Bahamas Bahamas Bahamas۔y Bahamasan
Bahrain Bahrain Bahrain۔y Bahrainan
Bangladesh Bangladesh Bangladesh۔y Bangladeshan
Barbados Barbados Barbados۔y Barbadosan
Belarus Belarus Belarus۔y Belarusan
Belgium Belgium Belgium۔y Belgiuman
Belize Belize Belize۔y Belizean
Benin Benin Benin۔y Beninan
Bhutan Bhutan Bhutan۔y Bhutanan
Bolivia Bolivia Bolivia۔y Bolivian
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia Bosnia۔y Bosnian
Botswana Botswana Botswana۔y Botswanan
Brazil Brasil Brasil۔y Brasilan
Burma Myanma Myanma۔y Myanman
Brunei Brunei Brunei۔y Bruneian
Bukina Faso Bukina Faso Bukina Faso۔y Bukina Fasoan
Bulgaria Bulgaria Bulgaria۔y Bulgarian
Burundi Burundi Burundi۔y Burundian
Cambodia Kampuchea Kampuchea۔y Kampuchean
Cameroon Cameroun Cameroun۔y Camerounan
Canada Canada Canada۔y Canadan
Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde۔y Cape Verdean
Central African Republic Central African Republic Central African Republic۔y Central African Republican
Chad Chad Chad۔y Chadan
Chile Chile Chile۔y Chilean
China China China۔y Chinan
Colombia Colombia Colombia۔y Colombian
Comoros Komori Komori۔y Komorian
Costa Rica Costa Rica Costa Rica۔y Costa Rican
Croatia Hrvatska Hrvatska۔y Hrvatskan
Cuba Cuba Cuba۔y Cuban
Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus۔y Cyprusan
Czech Republic Ceska Republik Ceska Republik۔y Ceska Republikan
Democratic Republic of Congo Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa۔y Congo-Kinshasan
Denmark Danmark Danmark۔y Danmarkan
Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti۔y Djiboutian
Dominica Dominica Dominica۔y Dominican
Dominican Republic Republica Dominicana Republica Dominicana۔y Republica Dominicanan
East Timor Timor Leste Timor Leste۔y Timor Lestean
Ecuador Ecuador Ecuador۔y Ecuadoran
Egypt Misr Misr۔y Misran
El Salvador El Salvador El Salvador۔y El Salvadoran
England England England۔y Englandan
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea۔y Equatorial Guinean
Eritrea Eritrea Eritrea۔y Eritrean
Estonia Estonia Estonia۔y Estonian
Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia۔y Ethiopian
Fiji Fiji Fiji۔y Fijian
Finland Suomi Suomi۔y Suomian
France France France۔y Francean
Gabon Gabon Gabon۔y Gabonan
Gambia Gambia Gambia۔y Gambian
Georgia Sakartvelo Sakartvelo۔y Sakartveloan
Germany Deutschland Deutschland۔y Deutschlandan
Ghana Ghana Ghana۔y Ghanan
Greece Hellas Hellas۔y Hellasan
Grenada Grenada Grenada۔y Grenadan
Guatemala Guatamala Guatamala۔y Guatamalan
Guinea Guinea-Conakry Guinea-Conakry۔y Guinea-Conakryan
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau۔y Guinea-Bissauan
Guyana Guyana Guyana۔y Guyanan
Haiti Haiti Haiti۔y Haitian
Honduras Honduras Honduras۔y Hondurasan
Hungary Magyar Magyar۔y Magyaran
Iceland Iceland Iceland۔y Icelandan
India India India۔y Indian
Indonesia Indonesia Indonesia۔y Indonesian
Iran Iran Iran۔y Iranan
Iraq Irak Irak۔y Irakan
Ireland Eire Eire۔y Eirean
Italy Italia Italia۔y Italian
Ivory Coast Cote-divoire Cote-divoire۔y Cote-divoirean
Jamaica Jamaica Jamaica۔y Jamaican
Japan Nihon Nihon۔y Nihonan
Jordan Jordan Jordan۔y Jordanan
Kashmir Kashmir Kashmir۔y Kashmiran
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Kazakhstan۔y Kazakhstanan
Kenya Kenya Kenya۔y Kenyan
Kiribati Kiribati Kiribati۔y Kiribatian
Kosovo Kosovo Kosovo۔y Kosovoan
Kuwait Kuwayt Kuwayt۔y Kuwaytan
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan۔y Kyrgyzstanan
Laos Lao Lao۔y Laoan
Latvia Latvia Latvia۔y Latvian
Lebanon Libnan Libnan۔y Libnanan
Lesotho Lesotho Lesotho۔y Lesothoan
Liberia Liberia Liberia۔y Liberian
Libya Libya Libya۔y Libyan
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Liechtenstein۔y Liechtensteinan
Lithuania Lietuva Lietuva۔y Lietuvan
Luxembourg Letzebuerg Letzebuerg۔y Letzebuergan
Luxemburg Letzebuerg Letzebuerg۔y Letzebuergan
Macedonia Macedonia Macedonia۔y Macedonian
Malawi Malawi Malawi۔y Malawian
Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia۔y Malaysian
Maldives Maldives Maldives۔y Maldivesan
Mali Mali Mali۔y Malian
Malta Malta Malta۔y Maltan
Marshall Islands Marshall Islands Marshall Islands۔y Marshall Islandsan
Mauritania Muritania Muritania۔y Muritanian
Mauritius Maurice Maurice۔y Mauricean
Mexico Mexico Mexico۔y Mexicoan
Micronesia Micronesia Micronesia۔y Micronesian
Moldova Moldova Moldova۔y Moldovan
Monaco Monaco Monaco۔y Monacoan
Mongolia Mongolia Mongolia۔y Mongolian
Montenegro Crna-gora Crna-gora۔y Crna-goran
Morocco Maghrib Maghrib۔y Maghriban
Mozanbique Mosambique Mosambique۔y Mosambiquean
Myanmar Myanma Myanma۔y Myanman
Namibia Namibia Namibia۔y Namibian
Nauru Nauru Nauru۔y Nauruan
Nepal Nepal Nepal۔y Nepalan
Netherlands Nederland Nederland۔y Nederlandan
New Zealand Aotearoa Aotearoa۔y Aotearoan
Nicaragua Nicaragua Nicaragua۔y Nicaraguan
Niger Nijer Nijer۔y Nijeran
Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria۔y Nigerian
North Korea North Korea North Korea۔y North Korean
Norway Norway Norway۔y Norwayan
Oman Oman Oman۔y Omanan
Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan۔y Pakistanan
Palau Palau Palau۔y Palauan
Palestine Canaan Canaan۔y Cananan
Palestine Palestine Palestine۔y Palestinean
Panama Panama Panama۔y Panaman
Papua New Guinea Papau Niugini Papau Niugini۔y Papau Niuginian
Paraguay Paraguay Paraguay۔y Paraguayan
Peru Peru Peru۔y Peruan
Philippines Pilipinas Pilipinas۔y Pilipinasan
Poland Polska Polska۔y Polskan
Portugal Portugal Portugal۔y Portugalan
Qatar Katar Katar۔y Kataran
Republic of Abkhazia Abkhaza Abkhaza۔y Abkhazan
Republic of the Congo Congo-Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville۔y Congo-Brazzavillean
Romania Romania Romania۔y Romanian
Russia Rossiya Rossiya۔y Rossiyan
Rwanda Rwanda Rwanda۔y Rwandan
Liamulga-Oualie Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis۔y Saint Kitts and Nevisan
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Saint Lucia۔y Saint Lucian
Saint Vincent and Grenadines Saint Vincent and Grenadines Saint Vincent and Grenadines۔y Saint Vincent and Grenadinesan
Samoa Samoa Samoa۔y Samoan
San Marino San Marino San Marino۔y San Marinoan
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe۔y Sao Tome and Principean
Saudi Arabia Arabiyah as Saudiyah Arabiyah as Saudiyah۔y Arabiyah as Saudiyahan
Senegal Senegal Senegal۔y Senegalan
Serbia Serbia Serbia۔y Serbian
Seychelles Seychelles Seychelles۔y Seychellesan
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Sierra Leone۔y Sierra Leonean
Singapore Singapore Singapore۔y Singaporean
Slovakia Slovakia Slovakia۔y Slovakian
Slovenia Slovania Slovania۔y Slovanian
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Solomon Islands۔y Solomon Islandsan
Somalia Somalia Somalia۔y Somalian
Somaliland Somaliland Somaliland۔y Somalilandan
South Africa South Africa South Africa۔y South African
South Korea South Korea South Korea۔y South Korean
South Sudan South Sudan South Sudan۔y South Sudanan
Spain Espanya Espanya۔y Espanyan
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka۔y Sri Lankan
Sudan Sudan Sudan۔y Sudanan
Suriname Suriname Suriname۔y Surinamean
Swaziland Swaziland Swaziland۔y Swazilandan
Sweden Sverige Sverige۔y Sverigean
Switzerland Schweizerische Schweizerische۔y Schweizerischean
Syria Suriyah Suriyah۔y Suriyahan
Tajikistan Tajikistan Tajikistan۔y Tajikistanan
Tanzania Tanzania Tanzania۔y Tanzanian
Thailand Thailand Thailand۔y Thailandan
Togo Togo Togo۔y Togoan
Tonga Tonga Tonga۔y Tongan
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago۔y Trinidad and Tobagoan
Tunisia Tunisia Tunisia۔y Tunisian
Turkey Turkiye Turkiye۔y Turkiyean
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Turkmenistan۔y Turkmenistanan
Tuvalu Tuvalu Tuvalu۔y Tuvaluan
Uganda Uganda Uganda۔y Ugandan
Ukraine Ukraina Ukraina۔y Ukrainan
United Arab Emirates Emerates Emerates۔y Emeratesan
United States of America Usa Usa۔y Usan
Uruguay Uruguay Uruguay۔y Uruguayan
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan Uzbekistan۔y Uzbekistanan
Vanautu Vanautu Vanautu۔y Vanautuan
Venezuela Venezuela Venezuela۔y Venezuelan
Vietnam Vietnam Vietnam۔y Vietnaman
Yemen Yemen Yemen۔y Yemenan
Zambia Zambia Zambia۔y Zambian
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Zimbabwe۔y Zimbabwean


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