East Germanic

noun

Definition of East Germanic

: a subdivision of the Germanic languages that includes Gothic — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of East Germanic

1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of East Germanic was in 1875

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Dictionary Entries Near East Germanic

East German

East Germanic

East Germany

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“East Germanic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/East%20Germanic. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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