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Germanic

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adjective Ger·man·ic \(ˌ)jər-ˈma-nik\

Definition of Germanic

  1. 1 :  german

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Germanic-speaking peoples

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or constituting Germanic

Examples of germanic in a sentence

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

1633

First Known Use of germanic

1633


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Germanic

noun Ger·man·ic

Definition of Germanic

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

1892

First Known Use of germanic

1892


GERMANIC Defined for English Language Learners

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Germanic

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adjective Ger·man·ic \(ˌ)jər-ˈma-nik\

Definition of Germanic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to Germans

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



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