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-ier
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The suffix -ier may take a geographical name as input in order to derive an inhabitant name. There is only one case, i.e. ArabierArab, which developed from ArabiëArabia. An Arabier may also refer to a horse of an Arabian species.

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More on this suffix, which also may take nouns as input, can be found in the topic on -ier with a noun as base.

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