Definition of Indo-Germanic in English:

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Indo-Germanic

adjective& noun

Former term for Indo-European.
Example sentences
  • Oriya and Assamese language are contemporary, have their roots in the eastern Magadhi group of the Indo-Germanic family.
  • Might this be an Indo-Germanic rebuttal of Orwellian Newspeak?
  • The terms Indo-European and the older Indo-Germanic and Indo-Celtic aptly described the spread of the language families from India to Britain and Iceland.

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