of or pertaining to the Teutons or their languages.
of, pertaining to, or noting the Germanic branch of languages.
a branch of the Indo-European family of languages including German
, Dutch, English, the Scandinavian languages, Afrikaans, Flemish, Frisian, and the extinct Gothic language
an ancient Indo-European language, the immediate linguistic ancestor of the Germanic languages. Abbreviation: Gmc
Origin: 1625–35; Related forms
< Latin Germānicus.
pre-Germanic, adjective, noun