Sino-Tibetan language


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Noun1.Sino-Tibetan language - the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
Sinitic, Sinitic language - a group of Sino-Tibetan languages
Tibeto-Burman, Tibeto-Burman language - a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay Peninsula
Kadai, Kadai language, Kam-Tai - a family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia
Burma, Myanmar, Union of Burma - a mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal; "much opium is grown in Myanmar"
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Sitsang, Thibet, Tibet, Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
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Newar, which is a Sino-Tibetan language spoken by the Newar people in Nepal Mandala, which consists of the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding regions in Nepal.
The role of migration and language contact in the development of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
Chinese language or Mandarin belongs to Sino-Tibetan language family.
Guo (2010 : 21) has emphasised that as the so-called Sino-Tibetan language family is hypothetical and the so-called Sino-Tibetan cognates are problematic it is not reasonable to reconstruct initials with heterogeneous consonant clusters in