English - Proper Noun
- (linguistics) The early, undocumented language from which other Germanic languages such as German, English, Dutch and Scandinavian languages developed.
- (linguistics) The group of Indo-European languages that developed from Germanic.
English - Adjective
- Having German characteristics.
- Relating to the Germanic peoples (such as Germans, Scandinavians or Anglo-Saxons).
- (linguistics) Relating to the language or group of languages known as Germanic.