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Germanic

adjective Ger·man·ic \ (ˌ)jər-ˈma-nik \

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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of germanic

1633


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Germanic

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


GERMANIC Defined for English Language Learners

Germanic

adjective

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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