Germanic Language List

List the Germanic Languages
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Last updated: September 13, 2012
First submittedSeptember 13, 2012
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Spoken by the English before the Norman takeover.
Anglo-Saxon
One of the most spoken languages in the world.
English
Spoken by sevens different countries in Europe.
German
A sweet pastry, usually covered with cheese.
Danish
Spoken in Belgium.
Dutch
Spoken in South Africa.
Afrikaans
Older Germanic Language.
Frisian
Also spoken in Belgium.
Low German
Closely related to English.
Scots
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Think of Meatballs.
Swedish
Think of Leif Ericcson.
Norwegian
Also think of Vikings.
Old Norse
Older Germanic language.
Norn
Spoken in Luxembourg.
Luxembourgish
Only modern language that use the thorn rune.
Icelandic
Language spoken in the Faroe Islands.
Faroese
This is a pretty hard one.
Yiddish
Old and Dead language that ws spoken in Eastern Europe.
Gothic
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Level 77
Nov 18, 2014
I tried Afrikaan and Afrikaaner, but no Afrikaans. Also tried Low Dutch instead of Low German, forgetting that early US settlers erroneously referred to German immigrants as Dutch rather than German.
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Level 61
Jan 31, 2016
great quiz!
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Level 61
Apr 9, 2018
I thought Frisian is the closest language to English.
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Level 67
Nov 27, 2018
Lol this is a pretty hard one
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Level 37
Nov 30, 2018
Harder, but still excellent!
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Level 66
Oct 10, 2019
Low German is not spoken in Belgium. Only in the Netherlands and Germany.