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Noun1.Lolo-Burmese - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in northern Burma and Yunnan
Tibeto-Burman, Tibeto-Burman language - a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay Peninsula
Burmese - the official language of Burma
Loloish - languages spoken by hill tribes in northern Burma and neighboring areas
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After a friendly enough beginning in the mid-1970s, he precipitated an angry exchange of articles in the early 1980s (Weidert 1981; Matisoff 1982), creating a mood between us which no doubt accounts for TBT's calculated avoidance of all mention of my work, even in the chapter on Lolo-Burmese tonology (ch.
Mazaudon 1985, for Tamangic and Karenic; Matisoff 1974, 1991, for Lolo-Burmese and Jinghpaw).
must set it apart from its TB neighbors, the Lolo-Burmese languages" (ibid.