Complete Definition of "germane"

was wotd|2007|April|15
English

Etymology
From L. germanus|germÄnus

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/dÊÉËËmeɪn/
italbrac|US IPA|/dÊÉËmeɪn/
audio|en-us-germane.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|eɪn

Adjective
en-adj

  1. related|Related to the topic being discussed or considered.

#* 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 5.
#*: Yet this much is germane to the present inquiry:

Related terms
germanely
germaneness

Synonyms
pertinent, relevant

Translations
trans-top|related to the topic being discussed
Estonian: kohane, sobiv
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun|-

  1. chemistry Another name for germanium tetrahydride.

Synonyms
germanium tetrahydride
germanomethane
monogermane


Latin

Adjective
germÄne

  1. inflection of|germanus#Latin|germÄnus|m|voc|s

Category:Latin adjective forms

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