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Re: Who put the anus in zhaoianus?



 From the Latin -ianus, origin of our common "derives from" genetive
"-ian" as in "from Canada" = Canad + ian.

Yes, except it's not a genetive (as http://csssrvr.entnem.ufl.edu/~jhf/kiss24.htm correctly explains). That would be "Canada's".


-ensis (masc. locational genitive)

Not a genetive either. It's an adjective ending appended to places. If you drop the -n- (as in Italian) and the final -s (as everywhere), you get into English: Chin-ese, New York-ese... "Chinese" and "sinensis" is the same word for all practical purposes.