Main definitions of germanity in US English:

: germanity1Germanity2

germanity1

noun

  • The quality or fact of being ‘german’ or closely related; the relationship of siblings or first cousins.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John King (d. 1621), bishop of London. From classical Latin germānitāt-, germānitās relationship between brothers and sisters, affinity from germānus + -tās. Compare Middle French germanité relationship between siblings and also germaineté, in the same sense.

Pronunciation

germanity

/dʒəˈmanɪti/

Main definitions of germanity in US English:

: germanity1Germanity2

Germanity2

noun

  • The qualities or characteristics attributed to or possessed by Germans, German, or Germany; German culture; the fact of being German.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh Monthly Review. From German + -ity.

Pronunciation

Germanity

/dʒəˈmanɪti/