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The adjective foreign and noun foreigner must always be written with a (silent) '-g-' before the '-n-' - despite the words being derived from a Latin root with no '-g-' at all: foranus, meaning 'outside', and related to forum.

Foreigner is one of the 117 mis-spellings listed as 'Common difficulties' in the section on 'Spelling' within 'Writing' in UEfAP.