NATIONALITIES

NATIONALITIES

  1. Country: I live in England.
  2. Adjective: He reads English literature.
  3. Noun: She is an Englishwoman.

COUNTRY

ADJECTIVE

NOUN

Africa

African

an African

America

American

an American

Argentina

Argentinian

an Argentinian

Austria

Austrian

an Austrian

Autralia

Australian

an Australian

Bangladesh

Bangladesh(i)

a Bangladeshi

Belgium

Belgian

a Belgian

Brazil

Brazilian

a Brazilian

Britain

British

a Briton/Britisher

Cambodia

Cambodian

a Cambodian

Chile

Chilean

a Chilean

China

Chinese

a Chinese

Colombia

Colombian

a Colombian

Croatia

Croatian

a Croat

the Czech Republic

Czech

a Czech

Denmark

Danish

a Dane

England

English

an Englishman/Englishwoman

Finland

Finnish

a Finn

France

French

a Frenchman/Frenchwoman

Germany

German

a German

Greece

Greek

a Greek

Holland

Dutch

a Dutchman/Dutchwoman

Hungary

Hungarian

a Hungarian

Iceland

Icelandic

an Icelander

India

Indian

an Indian

Indonesia

Indonesian

an Indonesian

Iran

Iranian

an Iranian

Iraq

Iraqi

an Iraqi

Ireland

Irish

an Irishman/Irishwoman

Israel

Israeli

an Israeli

Jamaica

Jamaican

a Jamaican

Japan

Japanese

a Japanese

Mexico

Mexican

a Mexican

Morocco

Moroccan

a Moroccan

Norway

Norwegian

a Norwegian

Peru

Peruvian

a Peruvian

the Philippines

Philippine

a Filipino

Poland

Polish

a Pole

Portugal

Portuguese

a Portuguese

Rumania

Rumanian

a Rumanian

Russia

Russian

a Russian

Saudi Arabia

Saudi, Saudi Arabian

a Saudi, a Saudi Arabian

Scotland

Scottish

a Scot

Serbia

Serbian

a Serb

the Slovak Republic

Slovak

a Slovak

Sweden

Swedish

a Swede

Switzerland

Swiss

a Swiss

Thailand

Thai

a Thai

The USA

American

an American

Tunisia

Tunisian

a Tunisian

Turkey

Turkish

a Turk

Vietnam

Vietnamese

a Vietnamese

Wales

Welsh

a Welshman/Welshwoman

Yugoslavia

Yugoslav

a Yugoslav

Note: We use the + nationality adjective ending in -ese or -ish with a plural verb, to refer to all people of that nationality:

The Chinese are very hard-working.
The Spanish often go to sleep in the afternoon.