An example of germane information when trying to get a mortgage is your income, credit score and the price of the home.
- truly relevant; pertinent; to the point
- Obs. akin; german
Origin of germanevariant, variety of german
Origin of germaneMiddle English germain, having the same parents, closely connected; see german2.
(comparative more germane, superlative most germane)
Variant form of german, adapted in this sense in allusions to its use in Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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