Part of speech: adjective

One, or any; used for the article a before words beginning with a vowel sound.

Part of speech:

Pertaining to; used in nouns or adjectives denoting country, origin, race, etc.; as, Italian, amphibian.

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Usage examples "an":

  1. It would be such an easy way out. - "32 Caliber", Donald McGibeny.
  2. The little, old woman seemed like an old friend to her. - "Four Girls and a Compact", Annie Hamilton Donnell.
  3. Why is it an answer to say we must do that to make them Distributists? - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.