What does Germanic mean?

Definitions for Germanic
dʒərˈmæn ɪkGer·man·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Germanic, Germanic languageadjective

    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic

  2. Germanicadjective

    of or relating to the language of Germans

    "the Germanic sound shifts"

  3. Teutonic, Germanicadjective

    of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages

    "Teutonic peoples such as Germans and Scandinavians and British"; "Germanic mythology"


  1. Germanicadjective

    Having German characteristics

    Etymology: Germanicus.

  2. Germanicadjective

    Relating to the Germanic peoples (such as Germans, Scandinavians or Anglo-Saxons)

    Etymology: Germanicus.

  3. Germanicadjective

    Relating to the language or group of languages known as Germanic

    Etymology: Germanicus.

  4. Germanicnoun

    The early, undocumented language from which other Germanic languages such as German, English, Dutch and Scandinavian languages developed.

    Etymology: Germanicus.

  5. Germanicnoun

    The group of Indo-European languages that developed from Germanic.

    Etymology: Germanicus.

  6. germanicadjective

    Of or containing germanium.

    Etymology: Germanicus.

  7. germanicadjective

    Containing germanium with a valence of 4.

    Etymology: Germanicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Germanicadjective

    pertaining to, or containing, germanium

    Etymology: [L. Germanicus: cf. F. germanique. See German, n.]

  2. Germanicnoun

    of or pertaining to Germany; as, the Germanic confederacy

    Etymology: [L. Germanicus: cf. F. germanique. See German, n.]

  3. Germanicnoun


    Etymology: [L. Germanicus: cf. F. germanique. See German, n.]

Anagrams for Germanic »

  1. creaming

  2. amercing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Germanic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Germanic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Germanic in a Sentence

  1. Benito Mussolini:

    But which race? Does there exist a German race? Has it ever existed? Will it ever exist? Reality, myth, or hoax of the theorists? Ah well, we respond, a Germanic race does not exist. Various movements. Curiosity. Stupor. We repeat. Does not exist. We don't say so. Scientists say so. Hitler says so.

  2. Peter Barsoom:

    Cannabis has been used as an aphrodisiac in many cultures for centuries. In India, it was used as far back as the seventh century. Its use for sexual health was documented in Chinese texts, amongst Germanic tribes and by many African cultures.

  3. Oscar Nilsson:

    A number of Germanic tribes have variations of this hairstyle.

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