from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Indo-European.
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- adj. Indo-European (hypothetical language)
- n. Indo-European (hypothetical language)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as Aryan, and Indo-European.
- adj. Pertaining to or denoting the Teutonic family of languages as related to the Sanskrit, or derived from the ancient Aryan language.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A word sometimes used, especially by German scholars, as equivalent to Indo-European or Aryan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to the Indo-European language family
In northern Europe, Mars was identified with Tiw, Tyr, or Tig: names derived from Indo-Germanic dieus, "God."
In his view they were the direct descendants of the original Indo-Germanic race, and had preserved their ways and customs more or less pure and intact.
Indo-Germanic tribes as they migrated westward from Central Asia left there a few wearied and dissatisfied stragglers; their number was increased by deserters from the Greek and Roman armies of Alexander the
The vast mass of her inhabitants are of a noble breed, combining the sound mind of the Indo-Germanic races with the tough muscle of the northern plateaus of Asia.
 Sometimes also called _Aryan_ or _Indo-Germanic_.
I incline to the opinion that this practice has been limited to people of Indo-Germanic or Japetic race, and I shall be obliged by any references in favour of or opposed to this view.
And this cup -- the absolutely _feminine_ type -- the _Iona_ which forms the nucleus of so great and so curious a family of words in the Indo-Germanic and Shemitic languages -- was fabled to have been formed from the wood of Ivy.
By ascertaining what words are common to the Indo-Germanic languages, we may easily find how far in civilization those had progressed who spoke the old Aryan, the common mother of the languages of Europe, India, and Persia, ere they parted to form new tribes, with new tongues.
I have been reminded of the strange tendency in man -- but more especially of the Indo-Germanic or Aryan man -- to anticipate by invention the wants of an age, sometimes centuries beforehand -- by turning over that very curious work, the 'Century of Inventions,' by the Marquis of Worcester, in which, as in the commonplace book of an author, one may find jotted down many an undeveloped idea of great promise.
The Indo-Germanic race has always been blessed with many of those self-cursed martyrs, the Anticipators, or the men who have outstripped their age.
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