“For me to learn any Romance or germanic dialect, just put me in the environment, and it would come alive,” he said.
Yes, as a figure, “Santa Claus” has his roots in early Christian Europe, Dutch folklore, and germanic paganism.
I know the play started in England and is now in America, but there is a slightly germanic quality to it.
Matzo ball soup is definitely American, but also Eastern European and germanic and French.
Italian unification in 1861 married the germanic north with the Latin south.
It occurs in each and all of the germanic languages of the Gothic stock.
The germanic chain was complete, with every link welded together.
A general name in germanic lands for cheeses made of goat's milk.
This applies only to the germanic side; there is little change on the Russian.
We learned also about the Slavs who lived to the eastward of the germanic tribes.