proto-germanic


proto-germanic
pro·to-germanic

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  • Proto-Germanic — [prōt΄ō jər man′ik] n. the hypothetical prehistoric language from which all the Germanic languages, including English, are thought to be descended …   English World dictionary

  • Proto-Germanic — Infobox Language name=Proto Germanic nativename= pronunciation= region=Northern Europe extinct=evolved into Proto Norse, Gothic, Frankish and Ingvaeonic by the 4th century familycolor=Indo European fam2=Germanic script=Elder Futhark iso2=gem 750… …   Wikipedia

  • proto-germanic — I. “+ noun Usage: capitalized P&G : the assumed ancestral language of the Germanic languages II. adjective Usage: usually capitalized P&G : of or belonging to Proto Germanic * * * proto Germanic see proto 2 a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proto-Germanic — /proh toh jeuhr man ik/, n. 1. the unattested prehistoric parent language of the Germanic languages; Germanic. adj. 2. of or pertaining to Proto Germanic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Proto-Germanic — noun Hypothetical prehistoric ancestor of all Germanic languages, including English. Syn: Common Germanic, Germanic …   Wiktionary

  • Proto-Germanic — Pro•to Ger•man•ic [[t]ˌproʊ toʊ dʒərˈmæn ɪk[/t]] n. peo the unattested prehistoric parent language of the Germanic languages …   From formal English to slang

  • Proto-Germanic language — Proto Germanic Spoken in Northern Europe Extinct evolved into Proto Norse, Gothic, Frankish and Ingvaeonic by the 4th century Language family Indo European …   Wikipedia

  • Proto-Norse language — Proto Norse Spoken in Scandinavia Era evolved into Old Norse from the 8th century Language family Indo European Germanic …   Wikipedia

  • Germanic Parent Language — (GPL) is a term used in historical linguistics to describe the chain of reconstructed languages in the Germanic group referred to as Pre Germanic Indo European (PreGmc), Early Proto Germanic (EPGmc), and Late Proto Germanic (LPGmc). It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Proto-Slavic — is the proto language from which Slavic languages later emerged. It was spoken before the seventh century AD. As with most other proto languages, no attested writings have been found; the language has been reconstructed by applying the… …   Wikipedia


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