- The western group of Germanic languages, comprising High and Low German, Dutch, Frisian, and English.More example sentences
- Today, Germanic languages and peoples fall into two groups: North Germanic or Scandinavian (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faeroese), and West Germanic (German, English, and Frisian).
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- Relating to West Germanic.More example sentences
- Early Anglo-Saxon is a conservative West Germanic tongue, showing so little in the way of Celtic or Latin influence that a prolonged period of mass bilingualism is out of the question.
- The English language is a West Germanic language that originated in England.
- Danish is a North Germanic language closely related to Norwegian and Swedish, and is also related to the West Germanic languages, including German and English.
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- The US English dictionary