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North Germanic languages: Branch of the Germanic language family, broadly comprising all varieties of Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic and Faroese. [e]

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Parent topics

  • Indo-European languages [r]: A group of several hundred languages, including the majority of languages spoken in Europe, the Plateau of Iran and the subcontinent of India, that share a considerable common vocabulary and linguistic features. [e]
  • Germanic languages [r]: Branch of the Indo-European language family, initially spoken in northern and central Europe and now spread over many parts of the world. [e]

Subtopics

East Scandinavian sub-branch

West Scandinavian sub-branch

Other related topics

  • West Germanic languages [r]: Branch of the Germanic language family, broadly comprising all varieties of English (including Scots), German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Yiddish and Frisian. [e]
  • East Germanic languages [r]: Branch of the Germanic language family, now extinct. [e]