West-germanic meaning

A subdivision of the Germanic languages that includes High German, Low German, Yiddish, Dutch, Afrikaans, Flemish, Frisian, and English.
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(linguistics) The branch of the Germanic language family consisting of English, Frisian languages, Dutch, Afrikaans, Low Saxon languages, German, and Yiddish, and their immediate predecessors.
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The presumed unattested ancestor of these languages (more properly called Proto-West Germanic).
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Of or relating to these languages.
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