West Germanic

West Germanic

noun
1.
a subbranch of Germanic that includes English, Frisian, Flemish, Dutch, Plattdeutsch, Yiddish, and German. Abbreviation: WGmc
2.
of or pertaining to this subbranch of Germanic.

Origin:
1890–95

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n
a subbranch of the Germanic languages that consists of English, Frisian, Dutch, Flemish, Afrikaans, Low German, German, Yiddish, and their associated dialects

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