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-'''''Theodiscus''''', the [[List of Latinised names|Latinised]] form of a Germanic word meaning "vernacular" or "of the people", is a [[Medieval Latin]] adjective referring to the [[Germanic languages|Germanic]] [[vernacular]]s of the [[Early Middle Ages]]. The [[Old High German]] language in Latin sources of the time is referred to as ''theodisca lingua}'. It also appears as ''theudiscus, theotiscus, thiudiscus''. The various Latin forms are derived from West Germanic *''þiudisk'' and its later descendants.+ 
 +The '''Teutons''' (Latin: ''Teutones'', ''Teutoni'') were a [[Germanic peoples|Germanic tribe]] mentioned by [[Greece|Greek]] and [[Roman Empire|Roman]] authors, notably [[Strabo]] and [[Marcus Velleius Paterculus]]. According to a map by [[Ptolemy]], they originally lived in [[Jutland]], which is in agreement with [[Pomponius Mela]], who placed them in [[Scandinavia]] (Codanonia). Rather than relating directly to this tribe, the broad term, [[Teutonic peoples]] or Teuton in particular, is used now to identify members of a people speaking languages of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family generally, and especially, of people speaking [[German language|German]].
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==See also== ==See also==
-* [[Teutons]]+*[[Theodisca]]
-* [[Furor Teutonicus]]+*[[Furor Teutonicus]]
-* [[Theodism]]+*[[Teutonic]]
-* [[Theodoric]]+*[[List of ancient Germanic peoples]]
-* [[Walha]]+
-* [[Dietsch (disambiguation)|Dietsch]]+
-* [[Folk]]+
-* [[Túath]]+
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The Teutons (Latin: Teutones, Teutoni) were a Germanic tribe mentioned by Greek and Roman authors, notably Strabo and Marcus Velleius Paterculus. According to a map by Ptolemy, they originally lived in Jutland, which is in agreement with Pomponius Mela, who placed them in Scandinavia (Codanonia). Rather than relating directly to this tribe, the broad term, Teutonic peoples or Teuton in particular, is used now to identify members of a people speaking languages of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family generally, and especially, of people speaking German.


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