Tibeto-Burman language


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Noun1.Tibeto-Burman language - a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay Peninsula
Sino-Tibetan, Sino-Tibetan language - the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
Qiang, Qiangic - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Sichuan
Bai, Baic - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan
Himalayish - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Tibet and Nepal and Bhutan and Sikkim
Kamarupan - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in northeastern India and adjacent regions of western Burma
Karen, Karenic - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Thailand and Burmese borderlands
Burmese-Yi, Lolo-Burmese - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in northern Burma and Yunnan
Kachin, Kachinic - Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India
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Applying sociohistorical linguistics to the Tibeto-Burman language family, scholars look at the regional southeast Asian perspective, language endangerment, China, and Southeast Asia.
But here she analyses the Akha, a group speaking a Tibeto-Burman language found from Southern China to Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, as they were at the time of her initial fieldwork.
Koro belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family, which includes 400 languages such as Tibetan and Burmese.
The term autoclassifier was first forged by Matisoff (1973: 89) for Lahu, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Thailand, Myanmar and China.
Kurt|p is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by approximately 15,000 people n the LhEntse district of Northeastern Bhutan, says Hyslop.
the Netherlands) presents a valuable contribution to understanding the grammar and ethnolinguistic context of this endangered Tibeto-Burman language and its speakers.
KT is a Bodish, Tibetic language of the Tibeto-Burman language family.
In a recent paper (Pulleyblank 1994a) I have, however, shown that there is a close typological parallel for just such a prosodic contrast as I postulate for Old Chinese in a Tibeto-Burman language, Sizang Chin.
Li presents a comprehensive grammar of Guiquong, a hitherto unwritten Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the west of Sichuan Province and in the east of Tibetan Autonomous Region.
of Leiden, the Netherlands) presents an analytical grammar and structured lexicon of the Tibeto-Burman language of Dhimal, a little known and endangered tongue spoken in the lowlands of southeastern Nepal by about 20,000 people.
47% speakers) from Tibeto-Burman language families have a long tradition of written literature with a great deal of codification while the others are uncodified.