East Germanic
noun Date: circa 1901 a subdivision of the Germanic languages that includes Gothic — see Indo-European languages table

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • East Germanic languages — Introduction  group of long extinct Germanic languages once spoken by Germanic tribes located between the middle Oder and the Vistula. History       According to historical tradition, at least some of the Germanic tribes migrated to the mouth of… …   Universalium

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  • East Germanic strong verb — See also the articles West Germanic strong verb and Germanic verb. Indo EuropeanThe Indo European vowel alternations could be as follows:* ei mdash; oi mdash; i * eu mdash; ou mdash; u * e mdash; o mdash; nullThese are all the same, being an… …   Wikipedia

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