Definition of East Germanic in English:

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East Germanic


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


[mass noun]
The East Germanic group of languages.
Example sentences
  • East Germanic is represented only by Gothic, which ceased to be spoken in the 16c.

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