Definition of East Germanic in English:

East Germanic

Line breaks: East Ger|man¦ic


Relating to the extinct eastern group of Germanic languages, including Gothic.
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  • 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.


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

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