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The subdivision of the Germanic languages that includes Gothic.
(Languages) a subbranch of the Germanic languages: now extinct. The only member of which records survive is Gothic
the branch of Germanic that includes Gothic and the sparsely attested languages of the Burgundians and the Vandals.
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Germanic, Germanic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
Gothic - extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas