[ proh-toh-jer-man-ik ]
/ ˌproʊ toʊ dʒərˈmæn ɪk /
the unattested prehistoric parent language of the Germanic languages; Germanic.
of or relating to Proto-Germanic.
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Words nearby Proto-Germanic
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British Dictionary definitions for Proto-Germanic
the prehistoric unrecorded language that was the ancestor of all Germanic languages
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