Germanic

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member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons Angle
West Germanic language of the Netherlands Dutch
extinct branch of the Germanic languages East Germanic , East Germanic language
Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries English , English language
member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century Frank
West Germanic language spoken in Friesland in the northwestern Netherlands; a near relative of English Frisian
standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic German , German language , High German
branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic Germanic , Germanic language
specialist in the study of Germanic language or culture or literature Germanist
concerning a Germanic people and style of the 3rd-5th centuries Gothic
extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas Gothic
older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863) Grimm , Jakob Grimm , Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm
member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons Jute
member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century Langobard , Lombard
northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland Nordic , Norse , North Germanic , North Germanic language , Scandinavian , Scandinavian language
Germanic barbarian leader who ended the western Roman Empire in 476 and became the first barbarian ruler of Italy (434-493) Odoacer , Odovacar , Odovakar
Frisian language until the 16th century; the Germanic language of ancient Frisia Old Frisian
extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350 Old Norse
Germanic language of Scandinavia up until about 700 Proto-Norse
any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages rune , runic letter
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