|"Teutonic", schematic definition-map, from |
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|Approximate location of various ancient |
Indo-European peoples in western Eurasia,
in early antiquity
The oldest Germanic (Gmc) languages have the typical-complex inflected (i.e., synthetic) morphology similar, due to Germanic's derivation from older Indo-European (IE) languages, with four or five noun cases; verbs marked for person, number, tense and mood; multiple-noun and verb-classes; few or no articles; and rather free word-order.