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germane

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] germānus.

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Adjective

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Positive
germane

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  1. Related to the topic being discussed or considered.
    • 1924, Aristotle, Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001, Book 1, Part 5.
      Yet this much is germane to the present inquiry:

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Noun

Singular
germane

Plural
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germane (-)
  1. (inorganic chemistry) germanium tetrahydride
  2. (organic chemistry, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any organic derivative of this compound.

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Latin

Etymology

From germānus (real, sincere).

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Adjective

germāne

  1. masculine vocative singular of germanus#Latin

Adverb

germānē (comparative germānius, superlative germānissimē)
  1. sincerely

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