Definition of Kam-Tai

1. Noun. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.

Exact synonyms: Kadai, Kadai Language
Generic synonyms: Sino-tibetan, Sino-tibetan Language
Specialized synonyms: Kam-sui, Tai



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kam-Tai

Kalmuck
Kalmucks
Kalmyk
Kalmykia
Kalmyks
Kalomoira
Kalon Tripa
Kalotermes
Kalotermitidae
Kaluga
Kaluza-Klein theories
Kaluza-Klein theory
Kalyan-Dombivali
Kalydôn
Kam-Sui
Kam-Tai (current term)
Kam Muang
Kama
Kama Sutra
Kamadeva
Kamal
Kamala
Kamarupan
Kamas
Kamasin
Kamassian
Kamasutra
Kamba
Kambhoj
Kambhoja

Literary usage of Kam-Tai

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1. The Hmong, 1987-1995: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography edited by Christina J. Smith (1996)
"An examination of the empirical evidence for competing, overlapping phonological changes in the Kam-Tai, Tibeto-Burman and Miao-Yao languages. ..."

2. A Tonic Dictionary of the Chinese Language in the Canton Dialect by Samuel Wells Williams (1856)
"... 'un tips plates and j dishes; fan' 4Zn, rice bowls; in, to clamp or mend dishes ; 'tin 'hau kam' tai' big as a bowl ; tai* 'Aoi 'un, ..."

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