[ ing-vee-on-ik ]
/ ˌɪŋ viˈɒn ɪk /
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of or relating to Old English, Old Frisian, and Old Saxon, taken collectively.
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Also Ing·vae·on·ic, Ing·wae·on·ic, Ing·we·on·ic [ing-wee-on-ik]. /ˌɪŋ wiˈɒn ɪk/.
Origin of Ingveonic
1930–35; after Latin Ingvaeōnēs (Pliny), Ingaevōnēs (Tacitus) a Germanic tribal group, taken to mean “adherents of *Ingwaz,” probably a god; compare Old English Ing name of a rune, Old Norse Ing- element in personal names; see -ic
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