Definition of Contour language
1. Noun. A tone language that uses pitch changes.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Contour Language
Literary usage of Contour language
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New York Journal of Medicine by Samuel Smith Purple, Charles Alfred Lee, Henry Daggett Bulkley, Samuel Forry, Stephen Smith (1856)
"... are evidently all derived from one common family—the Malaysian, assimilated to each other in physical contour, language, habits, rites, and ceremonies. ..."