Ingveonic

Ingveonic

[ing-vee-on-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to Old English, Old Frisian, and Old Saxon, taken collectively.
Also, Ingvaeonic, Ingwaeonic, Ingweonic [ing-wee-on-ik] .


Origin:
1930–35; after Latin Ingvaeōnēs (Pliny), Ingaevōnēs (Tacitus) a Germanic tribal group, taken to mean “adherents of *Ingwaz,” probably a god; compare Old English Ing name of a rune, Old Norse Ing- element in personal names; see -ic

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