What is Germanic?

  • (adj): Of a more or less German nature; somewhat German.
    Example: "Germanic peoples"; "his Germanic nature"
    Synonyms: German, Teutonic
    See also — Additional definitions below


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... Germanic may refer to The Germanic languages, descended from Proto-Germanic ... The Germanic peoples List of Germanic peoples List of confederations of Germanic tribes German people Germanic mythology S/S Germanic (1875), a White ...
Deutsche Mythologie
... Deutsche Mythologie (Teutonic Mythology) is a seminal treatise on Germanic mythology by Jacob Grimm ... treatment of the subject, tracing the mythology and beliefs of the Ancient Germanic peoples from their earliest attestations to their survivals in modern traditions, folktales and popular expressions ... folkloristic, and poetic aspects of the pre-Christian Germanic religions ...
Braccae - Etymology
... The consonant sequence *b.r.k implies an origin in the Germanic (with regular sound change *g > *k) rather than the Celtic branch of the Indo-European languages Celtic would regularly have *b.r.g ... The form *b.r.k is well attested in the Germanic languages (Proto-Germanic *brōkiz, see breeches) ... Celtic-speakers, it seems odd that the Latin word has cc, apparently resembling the Germanic form with *k rather than the Celtic form with *g ...
Etymology Of Jämtland
... The prefix Jamta is a genitive plural case of Jamts, a Germanic tribe ... Norse jamti), and thus Jämtland, derives from the Proto-Germanic word stem emat- meaning persistent, efficient, enduring and hardworking ... words jämt (from emat-) and jämnt (from Germanic *ebna, "even") ...
Nine Herbs Charm
... and three are mentioned frequently within the charm and are significant numbers in Germanic paganism and later Germanic folklore ... elements, including a mention of the major Germanic god Woden ...

More definitions of "Germanic":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the language of Germans.
    Example: "The Germanic sound shifts"
  • (adj): Of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages.
    Example: "Germanic mythology"
    Synonyms: Teutonic
  • (noun): A branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic.
    Synonyms: Germanic language