The Germanic languages

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The Germanic languages constitute a sub-branch of the Indo-European language family. The common ancestor of all of the languages in this branch is Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approximately the mid-1st millennium BC in Iron Age northern Europe.

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TiitleThe Germanic languages constitute a sub-branch of the Indo-European language family. The common ancestor of all of the languages in this branch is Proto-Germanic , which was spoken in approximately the mid-1st millennium BC in Iron Age northern Europe The West Germanic languages constitute the largest of the three traditional branches of the Germanic family of languages and include languages such as German, English, Dutch, Afrikaans, the FrisiaOrigins .LOCATION: The West Germanic tribes expanded southwards to the Rhine and later down to the Alps and west into Great Britain. the Germanic people had settled in Central Europe. During 1400 BC the Germanic people mixed with the "Grosteingrberleuten" and slowly increased their geographical location. Between 1000 BC and 500 BC the Germanic people split into three larger groups; North, East and West-Germanic. the West Germanic peop

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