• (British) IPA: /dʒɜː(ɹ)ˈmeɪn/
  • (America) IPA: /dʒɝˈmeɪn/


  1. Related to the topic being discussed or considered.
    Synonyms: pertinent, relevant, apt, on-topic, Thesaurus:pertinent
    • 1924, W. D. Ross., translator, Aristotle, Metaphysics. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001, Book 1, Part 5 ↗.
      Yet this much is germane to the present inquiry:
Translations Noun

germane (plural germanes)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) germanium tetrahydride, GeH4
  2. (organic chemistry, especially in combination) Any organic derivative of this compound.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: germane
  • German: Monogerman
  • Italian: germano
  • Portuguese: germano
  • Russian: тетрагидри́д герма́ния
  • Spanish: germano

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