Definition of East Germanic in English:

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East Germanic


Relating to the East Germanic group of languages.
Example sentences
  • Around the time of Christ, though, many East Germanic peoples lived on the coast of the Baltic Sea in what are now eastern Germany and Poland.


The extinct eastern group of Germanic languages, including Gothic.
Example sentences
  • East Germanic is represented only by Gothic, which ceased to be spoken in the 16c.

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Syllabification: East Ger·man·ic

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