1. Proper noun.  (linguistics) The early, undocumented language from which other Germanic languages such as German, English, Dutch and Scandinavian languages developed.
  2. Proper noun.  (linguistics) The group of Indo-European languages that developed from Germanic.
  3. Adjective.  Having German characteristics.
  4. Adjective.  Relating to the Germanic peoples (such as Germans, Scandinavians or Anglo-Saxons).
  5. Adjective.  (linguistics) Relating to the language or group of languages known as Germanic.
  6. Adjective.  Of or containing germanium.
  7. Adjective.  Containing germanium with a valence of 4.

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