Germanic

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1Ger·man·ic

adjective \(ˌ)jər-ˈma-nik\

: of or relating to Germans

: of or relating to the German language or to other closely related languages

Full Definition of GERMANIC

1
:  german
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Germanic-speaking peoples
3
:  of, relating to, or constituting Germanic

Examples of GERMANIC

  1. Germanic languages, such as German, English, Dutch, and the Scandinavian languages.

First Known Use of GERMANIC

1633

2Germanic

noun

Definition of GERMANIC

:  a branch of the Indo-European language family containing English, German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Frisian, the Scandinavian languages, and Gothic — see indo-european languages table

First Known Use of GERMANIC

1892

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