HyperDic: tonal_language

English > 1 sense of the expression tonal language:
NOUNcommunicationtonal language, tone languagea language in which different tones distinguish different meanings
English > tonal language: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA language in which different tones distinguish different meanings.
Synonymtone language
Partstone system, tonal systemThe system of tones used in a particular language or dialect of a tone language
Narrowercontour languageA tone language that uses pitch changes
register languageA tone language that uses different voice registers
Broadernatural language, tongueA human written or spoken language used by a community
Spanishlengua tonal
Catalanllengua tonal

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