Germanic languages

Germanic
Ethnicity:Germanic peoples
Geographic
distribution:
In northern, western and central Europe, Anglo-America, Oceania, southern Africa
Linguistic classification:Indo-European
  • Germanic
Proto-language:Proto-Germanic
Subdivisions:
East Germanic (extinct)
ISO 639-2 and 639-5:gem
Germanic languages.svg
     Countries where a Germanic language is the first language of the majority of the population     Countries where a Germanic language is an official but not primary language
The Germanic languages in Europe      Dutch (Low Franconian, West Germanic)      Low German (West Germanic)      Central German (High German, West Germanic)      Upper German (High German, West Germanic)      Anglic (Anglo-Frisian, West Germanic)      Frisian (Anglo-Frisian, West Germanic)      East Scandinavian      West Scandinavian      Line dividing the North and West Germanic languages.

The Germanic languages are a language family in the Indo-European languages. They came from one language, "Proto-Germanic", and were originally spoken in northern, western and central Europe.

The Germanic languages are separated into the East Germanic languages (these are no longer spoken), the North Germanic languages and the West Germanic languages.

  • list of germanic languages

List of Germanic languages

West Germanic languages

North Germanic languages

East Germanic languages

All of the following are extinct:

  • Gothic (with texts)
  • Vandalic
  • Burgundian
  • Crimean Gothic


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Germaanse tale
العربية: لغات جرمانية
azərbaycanca: German dilləri
تۆرکجه: ژرمن دیللری
Bân-lâm-gú: German gí-cho̍k
беларуская: Германскія мовы
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Германскія мовы
български: Германски езици
brezhoneg: Yezhoù germanek
davvisámegiella: Germánalaš gielat
dolnoserbski: Germaniske rěcy
føroyskt: Germansk mál
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: German Ngî-chhu̍k
한국어: 게르만어파
hornjoserbsce: Germanske rěče
Bahasa Indonesia: Rumpun bahasa Jermanik
interlingua: Linguas germanic
kernowek: Yethow germanek
Kiswahili: Kigermanik
Кыргызча: Герман тилдери
Lëtzebuergesch: Germanesch Sproochen
lietuvių: Germanų kalbos
Limburgs: Germaanse taole
македонски: Германски јазици
مازِرونی: ژرمنی
Bahasa Melayu: Rumpun bahasa Germanik
Nederlands: Germaanse talen
Nedersaksies: Germaanse taelen
Nordfriisk: Germaans spriaken
norsk nynorsk: Germanske språk
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: German tillari
Papiamentu: Lenganan german
Piemontèis: Lenghe germàniche
Tok Pisin: Ol tok Siamanik
Plattdüütsch: Germaansche Spraken
română: Limbi germanice
русиньскый: Ґерманьскы языкы
slovenčina: Germánske jazyky
slovenščina: Germanski jeziki
српски / srpski: Германски језици
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Germanski jezici
Türkçe: Cermen dilleri
українська: Германські мови
Tiếng Việt: Ngữ tộc German
West-Vlams: Germaansche toaln
Lingua Franca Nova: Linguas germanica