English words and adjectives that are preceded by the indefinite article 'an', based on WordNet

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import englishAAnList from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/english-a-an-list';


English a/an list

List of words or adjectives which are preceded by an: an elephant, an heir, etc. As an object (map) to increase lookup speed.

It is based on a extract (a mining actually) of WordNet.

As usual there are missing ones like Irishman. Use english-a-an for helpers.


const englishAAnList = require('./dist/aan.json');

// finds something

dependencies and licences

WordNet 3.0 license:

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