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When Abstract Nouns Get Highly Specific

I’ve often wondered what it is about my wife that makes her so madeiran. Apparently it’s her madeirensidade – which, according to Priberam, basically means “Madeiranness” or “Madeirantude” or maybe “Maderianicity”. I’m definitely planning to sneak this word into a conversation tomorrow and see what happens.


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