from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the ancient Teutons.
- adj. Of or relating to the Germanic languages or their speakers.
- n. Germanic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Relating to the ancient Germanic people, the Teutons.
- adj. Having qualities that are regarded as typical of German people.
- adj. The Germanic branch of Indo-European family of languages
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Teutons, esp. the ancient Teutons; Germanic.
- adj. Of or pertaining to any of the Teutonic languages, or the peoples who speak these languages.
- n. The language of the ancient Germans; the Teutonic languages, collectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or belonging to the Teutons; of or belonging to the peoples of Germanic origin; in the widest sense, pertaining to the Scandinavians, and to the peoples of Anglo-Saxon origin, as well as to German races proper.
- German, subdivided into Low German and High German—the Low German tribe of tongues being the Anglo-Saxon or English, Old Saxon, Friesic or Frisian, Dutch and Flemish, and Low German proper (Platt-Deutsch), while the High German has been divided into three periods, viz., Old High German, Middle High German, and modern German
- Scandinavian, comprising Icelandic or Old Norse, Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish. See Gothic, German, Anglo-Saxon, etc.
- the Low German branch, including the Frisians, the Low Germans, the Dutch, the Flemings, and the English descended from the Jutes, Angles, and Saxons who settled in Britain
- the Scandinavian branch, including the Icelanders, the Norwegians, the Danes, and the Swedes.
- n. The language, or languages collectively, of the Teutonic or Germanic peoples.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or pertaining to the ancient Teutons or their languages
The names of these kings were mostly what we call Teutonic names; but those who write the almost entirely hagiological records did not say, and apparently did not ask, whether the populations were in this sense of unmixed blood.
What all this will do for President Nicolas Sarkozy's re-election chances is anyone's guess, and perhaps a strategy that appeals to Gallic class envy in the name of Teutonic fiscal rectitude will work.
Ive always been fascinated with the sources of most modern fantasy that lie in Teutonic,
Barbarians the name Teutonic; and certainly many of its component tribes (though not all) appear to have certain religious customs, and even the names of certain gods, in common at the opening of the
I wonder why the BBC has chosen the word Teutonic here (click thumbnail):
This language was, in the first instance, the provincial Roman, and the Teutonic was the language of the courts, until the time of Charles the Bald.
The Germanic languages (sometimes called Teutonic) are found in three parts of Europe today.
It is the latter, the Teutonic, that is in the minor key, and full of wistful sadness.
Christianity in its Patristic form was an adaptation of Hebrew religion to the Græco-Roman world, and later, in the Protestant movement, a readaptation of the same to what we may call the Teutonic spirit.
Some Germanophile critics have faulted me for calling the Teutonic submarines "Potsdam pirates."
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