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Adjective: Germanic  ,jur'ma-nik
  1. Of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages
    "Germanic mythology";
    - Teutonic
  2. Of or relating to the language of Germans
    "the Germanic sound shifts"
Noun: Germanic  ,jur'ma-nik
  1. A branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
    - Germanic language

Derived forms: Germanics

Type of: Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite

Encyclopedia: Germanic