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East Germanic

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  1. a branch of the Germanic languages no longer extant, comprising Gothic and probably others of which there are no written records. Abbreviation: EGmc

Origin of East Germanic

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for east germanic

East Germanic

  1. a subbranch of the Germanic languages: now extinct. The only member of which records survive is Gothic
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