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Is there a grammatical name for the type of word / variation on a country name that is used to describe things from that country?
e.g. in France the people are said to be French. Cars made in Germany are German. The Norwegian fjords belong to Norway.
In the same way that 'verb' describes a doing word, is there a name for the variation of a country's name that is used to indicate belonging to that country?
Thanks Raymond, further research reveals they are 'demonyms'
No, demonyms are just names for the people (e.g. The French, a Frenchman, Italian) not for objects coming from the country in question (French, Italian, etc.) which are simply adjectives.
Therefore Ray's answer is also quite correct.