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The name of the city I live in is Jeonju.

Can I say a person who live in my city Jeonjunian? or how?
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moon7296New York - New Yorker
London - Londoner The name of the city I live in is Jeonju.Can I say a person who lives in my city Jeonjunian? or how?
No I don't think so. That two are famous ones, you cannot generalize the rule.

You had better say;

He is from Jeonju

or if you want to use in sentences you can say;

He is my Jeonju fellow/mate.

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Dear Hamid,

So you mean there's not any specific rule for that to be generalized and can just be used for some famous instances.

Would you please provide us with some other examples?

Regards,

Iman
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moon7296The name of the city I live in is Jeonju.
Can I say a person who live in my city Jeonjunian? or how?
My guess is that no one has yet established an English word for that, so you can be the first to invent it. Emotion: smile

It appears that you want to add a consonant before adding the ending. That's fairly common, so you can use that approach if you wish. To be consistent with English usage you might consider the following as candidates for your new word:

Jeonjuian, Jeonjunian, Jeonjuer, Jeonjuner, Jeonjuese, Jeonjunese, Jeonjuite, Jeonjunite

Your suggestion of Jeonjunian is as good as any.

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imantaghaviWould you please provide us with some other examples?

There are lots more examples here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adjectivals_and_demonyms_for_cities

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Thank you Rover for your help.
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