Definition of Tibeto-Burman in English:

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Tibeto-Burman

Pronunciation: /tɪbɛtəʊˈbəːmən/

adjective

Relating to or denoting a division of the Sino-Tibetan language family that includes Tibetan, Burmese, and a number of other languages spoken in mountainous regions of central southern Asia.
Example sentences
  • The Newars, who are thought to be the original inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley, speak a Tibeto-Burman language known as Newari.
  • The Tibeto-Burman languages are spoken in Tibet, Nepal, Burma, western China, and the Assam State in India.
  • In the northeastern hills, numerous Tibeto-Burman languages are spoken.
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