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Proto-Germanic

[proh-toh-jer-man-ik]
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noun
  1. the unattested prehistoric parent language of the Germanic languages; Germanic.
adjective
  1. of or relating to Proto-Germanic.
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British Dictionary definitions for proto-germanic

Proto-Germanic

noun
  1. the prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Germanic languages
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