Tibeto-Burman

[ ti-bet-oh-bur-muhn ]

noun
  1. a subfamily of Sino-Tibetan languages, including especially Tibetan and Burmese.

Origin of Tibeto-Burman

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Words Nearby Tibeto-Burman

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British Dictionary definitions for Tibeto-Burman

Tibeto-Burman

/ (tɪˈbɛtəʊˈbɜːmən) /


noun
  1. a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, sometimes regarded as a family in its own right: Compare Sinitic

adjective
  1. belonging or relating to this group of languages

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