HyperDic: sino-tibetan_language

English > 1 sense of the expression Sino-Tibetan language:
NOUNcommunicationSino-Tibetan language, Sino-Tibetanthe family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
English > Sino-Tibetan language: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia.
SynonymSino-Tibetan
RegionChina, People's Republic of China, mainland China, Communist China, Red China, PRC, CathayA communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia
Myanmar, Union of Burma, BurmaA mountainous republic in southeastern Asia on the Bay of Bengal
Thailand, Kingdom of Thailand, SiamA country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula
Tibet, Thibet, Xizang, SitsangAn autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China
NarrowerKadai, Kam-Tai, Kadai languageA family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia
Sinitic, Sinitic languageA group of Sino-Tibetan languages
Tibeto-Burman, Tibeto-Burman languageA branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay Peninsula
Broadernatural language, tongueA human written or spoken language used by a community
Spanishlengua sino-tibetana, sino-tibetano

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