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Why isn't there a single trace of Germanic influence in Iberian Languages?

(Note that there are definitively many traces of Germanic influence on Spanish/Portuguese. For example, as @AlbertYago's pointed out, the Iberian vocabulary contains several Germanic imports; ...
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Why isn't there a single trace of Germanic influence in Iberian Languages?

The accepted answer is very good at giving context and explaining the difference of the Iberian languages with England (where a Germanic language replaced previous romance and Celtic languages) and ...
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Is the Visigoth cultural and historical influence within Spain rarely acknowledged?

To answer the title question, yes it is acknowledged (source: I was taught about it at school) but the data about it is brief (which is ok, since they lasted for not so much time and left very small ...
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Why isn't there a single trace of Germanic influence in Iberian Languages?

The title of the question is excessive - given that there are Germanic (not necessarily Gothic) words in both Spanish/Castilian and Portuguese, as well as Catalan, as said in the other answer. But the ...
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