What is another word for teutonic?

Pronunciation: [tjuːtˈɒnɪk] (IPA)

Teutonic is a term used to describe anything related to Germanic culture or the German language. There are a few synonyms for the word Teutonic that can be used interchangeably to add variety to your writing. One possible synonym is Germanic, which is often used to describe the language family that includes German, Dutch and other related languages. Another word that can be used as a synonym for Teutonic is Gothic. This term traces its origins to the ancient Goths, a Germanic tribe that once ruled much of Europe. Nordic and Scandinavian are other possible synonyms, particularly when describing cultures in the northern European region.

What are the hypernyms for Teutonic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Teutonic

That it is not rudimentary in the race is evidenced by the fact that many languages, such as the Celtic, the teutonic, and the Scandinavian, are quite without it.
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer
During that time she had never given him a kind word, not a loving look, but Peter knew that out of all the fog and obscurity that life might bring to him that Word, sprung though it might be out of teutonic sentiment and Heller's beer, that word, at any rate, was true.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
The earliest teutonic poetry was emotional prose, and only later did definite rules bind it.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

Famous quotes with Teutonic

  • Where hunters and woodcutters once slept in their boots by the dying light of their thousand fires and went on, old teutonic forebears with eyes incandesced by the visionary light of a massive rapacity, wave on wave of the violent and the insane, their brains stoked with spoorless analogues of all that was, lean aryans with their abrogate semitic chapbook reenacting the dramas and parables therein and mindless and pale with a longing that nothing save dark's total restitution could appease.
    Cormac McCarthy

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