Definition of Tibeto-burman

1. Noun. A branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay Peninsula.




Definition of Tibeto-burman

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to, both Tibet and Burma ¹

2. Adjective. (linguistics) Of the Tibeto-Burman languages, one of the subgroups of the Sino-Tibetan language family. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tibeto-burman

Tibet
Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibetan
Tibetan Autonomous Region
Tibetan Buddhism
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiffs
Tibetan antelope
Tibetan fox
Tibetan foxes
Tibetan mastiff
Tibetan script
Tibetan terrier
Tibetans
Tibeto-
Tibeto-Burman
Tibeto-Burman language
Tibicen
Tibur
Tiburon
Tichodroma
Tichodroma muriaria
Ticino
Ticonderoga
Tiddledy Winks
Tiddley Winks
Tidewater
Tidley Winks
Tiedemann's nerve

Literary usage of Tibeto-burman

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"In Nepal, Khas-kura is the language only of the Aryan population, the mother tongue of most of the inhabitants being some form or other of Tibeto-Burman ..."

2. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1886)
"THE tibeto-burman GROUP OF LANGUAGES. FIRST PAPER. Extending along the northern and north-eastern border of Hindustan and stretching across Farther India ..."

3. A Sketch of the Modern Languages of the East Indies by Robert Needham Cust (1878)
"I APPROACH the Tibeto-Burman Family with some misgivings, for the Field is imperfectly explored, it is unusually extensive, and the classification is new, ..."

4. A Sketch of the Modern Languages of the East Indies: accompanied by two by Robert Needham Cust (1878)
"... the Tibeto-Burman Family with some misgivings, for tbe Field is imperfectly explored, it is unusually extensive, and the classification is new, ..."

5. India and Its Problems by William Samuel Lilly (1902)
"Finally, to complete this rough enumeration of the languages of India, there is the Tibeto-Burman family, which is neither inflexional nor agglutinative, ..."

6. Consequences of Deforestation for Women's Time Allocation, Agricultural by Shubh K. Kumar, David Hotchkiss (1988)
"The ethnic groups classified as Tibeto-Burman in the sample appear to be taller than would be expected for people of their group using the height-forage ..."

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