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Tibeto-Burman

[ti-bet-oh-bur-muh n]
noun
  1. a subfamily of Sino-Tibetan languages, including especially Tibetan and Burmese.
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Origin of Tibeto-Burman

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British Dictionary definitions for tibeto-burman

Tibeto-Burman

noun
  1. a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, sometimes regarded as a family in its own rightCompare Sinitic
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adjective
  1. belonging or relating to this group of languages
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