Definition of Kadai language

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

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



Lexicographical Neighbors of Kadai Language

Kabul
Kabulese
Kabuli
Kabuverdianu
Kabyle
Kabyles
Kacee
Kach
Kachaturian
Kachin
Kachinic
Kacie
Kaczism
Kaczist
Kadai
Kadai language (current term)
Kadapa
Kaden
Kadikoy
Kadima
Kadiweu
Kadmos
Kaduna
Kaffir
Kaffir pox
Kafiri
Kafka
Kafkaesque
Kafocin
Kag-Fer-Jiir-Koor-Ror-Us-Zuksun

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 ..."

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