East Germanic

Definitions of East Germanic
  1. noun
    an extinct branch of the Germanic languages
    synonyms: East Germanic language
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    types:
    Gothic
    extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas
    type of:
    Germanic, Germanic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
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