Its name is supposed to be derived of the Germanic word for aspen forest.
Its origin is the Germanic word "frank" which means "free" and is also a male name.
Warmth and darkness are the kind of beautiful old Germanic words that are best for basic, timeless things.
The Germanic word is recorded as masculine only, but likely continues a neuter s-stem.
Often, a Germanic word was adapted and given a new shade of meaning in the process.
It is derived from the reconstructed Common Germanic word for "man", *mannaz.
However, many of the new words gained an equal footing with the native Germanic words, and often replaced them.
This term has since been used to describe any scientific writings that use only Germanic words.
The word "halter" derives from the Germanic words meaning "that by which anything is held."
Germanic words came through the conquest of Germanic peoples in the 5th century.