Definition of Kadai language
1. Noun. A family of Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in southeastern Asia.
Generic synonyms: Sino-tibetan, Sino-tibetan Language
Specialized synonyms: Kam-sui, Tai
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kadai Language
Kadai language (current term)
Literary usage of Kadai language
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Prehistoric Settlement of the Pacific by Ward Hunt Goodenough (1996)
"Scholars from mainland China argue that the Bai Yue were speakers of languages in the Tai-Kadai language family (Peters 1990). They interpret the alleged ..."
2. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"Possibly more distantly related languages may include those in the Tai-Kadai language phylum (Benedict 1975) and, perhaps, even those in the Austroasiatic ..."