Germanic language

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All in all then, OE can be considered akin to Romance, or also to a modem Germanic language like Icelandic, as regards the division of its verbal paradigms into productive stem classes, which is contended in this paper to be the trigger of V-to-T.
Returning to real etymology, the first element in attercop goes back to Old English ator (variously spelled, ater, attor, etor, etc.), meaning "poison"; cognate forms Tolkien would have known from the other medieval Germanic languages include Old Norse eitr, Old High German eitar, Old Saxon ettar, hettar.
A century later Old English emerges as a branch of the Germanic language family, which includes Dutch and Danish.
However, the ongoing relationship between English, a Germanic language, and the Latin language and its descendants (mainly French), is historically unique.
It's derived from the Yiddish word mizmaze, Yiddish of course being a Germanic language. Just like English.
Earth's name comes from Old English and Germanic language. Temperatures at the its core can reach 7500 degrees Kelvin - and that is hotter than the surface of the sun#SATURN THE planet - 'rock' No.
The International Association for Germanic Language and Literature (Internationale Vereinigung fur Germanische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft--the name was changed at the business meeting at the 2000 Congress in Vienna to Internationale Vereinigung fur Germanistik) has connections on the one hand with the Federation Internationale des Langues et Litteratures Modernes (FILLM) and on the other hand with the International Association of Teachers of German (Internationaler Deutschlehrerverband, IDV).
Editors Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon selected eight "advisors and senior contributors" and about 120 regular contributors, of whom only a handful are not speakers of a Germanic language. Thus Who's Who combines the Teutonic focus of that first gay encyclopedist, Magnus Hirschfeld, with the American focus of The Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (Garland, 1999)--whose predecessor, The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality (Garland, 1990) did seek greater balance by including more speakers of Romance and Slavic languages.
The project is the brainchild of Aaron Lansky, who realized many great literary works were literally being thrown away by a younger generation unfamiliar with Yiddish, a Germanic language written in Hebrew letters.
Had the Swiss continued to use this written form of their speech, Swiss German would not ha ve remained a mere dialect but would have been recognized as a separate Germanic language, like Dutch.
In this article it is posited by the writers that inherent in the very use of the phrase "Black English" there is a tacit inference that the language being discussed is a variant of English and hence that, there is, ipso facto, a genetic kinship between "Black English" and the Germanic language family to which English belongs.
Most of his book is devoted to undermining the association of Gothic identity with Germanic language and descent, Germanic names, and Arian religion.
At its base, English is a Germanic language, as is Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Flemish and Norwegian.