Definition of Sino-Tibetan language

1. Noun. The family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia.




Sino-Tibetan Language Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sino-Tibetan Language

Sinicisms
Sinicized
Sinicizing
Sinitic
Sinitic language
Sinkiang
Sinn Fein
Sinn Féin
Sinningia
Sinningia speciosa
Sino-
Sino-Japanese
Sino-Japanese War
Sino-Korean
Sino-Tibetan
Sino-Tibetan language (current term)
Sino-Vietnamese
Sinological
Sinologist
Sinology
Sinophile
Sinophiles
Sinophilia
Sinophobe
Sinophobia
Sinophone
Sinophones
Sinornis
Sint Maarten
Sinti

Literary usage of Sino-Tibetan language

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Hmong, 1987-1995: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography edited by Christina J. Smith (1996)
"An overview of the Sino-Tibetan language family and its subgroups, the status of Sino-Tibetan studies, fieldwork research, phonology and morphology. ..."

2. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"Their speech was of Sino-Tibetan language-family. In the Puranas they were known as 'Kirata.' There is no evidence of any other races who lived in India ..."

3. Nepal by Susanne von der Heide (2000)
"A major part of these groups belongs linguistically to the Bodic group of the Sino-Tibetan language family: the Dhimal, the Newar. and the Pahari can be ..."

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