Definition of northernly in English:

northernly

adverb

rare
  • 1Northerly. Now rare.

  • 2In a north country manner; specifically in a north country dialect or accent. Compare "northern". Now rare.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Newton (d. 1607), translator and Church of England clergyman. From northern + -ly, probably partly as alteration of northerly.

Pronunciation

northernly

/ˈnɔːðnli/