Tibeto-Burman language


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Noun1.Tibeto-Burman language - a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken from Tibet to the Malay Peninsula
Sino-Tibetan, Sino-Tibetan language - the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
Qiang, Qiangic - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Sichuan
Bai, Baic - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Dali region of Yunnan
Himalayish - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Tibet and Nepal and Bhutan and Sikkim
Kamarupan - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in northeastern India and adjacent regions of western Burma
Karen, Karenic - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the Thailand and Burmese borderlands
Burmese-Yi, Lolo-Burmese - the Tibeto-Burman language spoken in northern Burma and Yunnan
Kachin, Kachinic - Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India
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Atong Texts: Glossed, Translated and Annotated Narratives in a Tibeto-Burman Language of Meghalaya, Northeast India
But here she analyses the Akha, a group speaking a Tibeto-Burman language found from Southern China to Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, as they were at the time of her initial fieldwork.
Koro belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family, which includes 400 languages such as Tibetan and Burmese.
The term autoclassifier was first forged by Matisoff (1973: 89) for Lahu, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Thailand, Myanmar and China.
Applying sociohistorical linguistics to the Tibeto-Burman language family, scholars look at the regional southeast Asian perspective, language endangerment, China, and Southeast Asia.
Based on his fieldwork in a Thangmi-speaking region in Nepal as part of a Himalayan Languages Project,, Turin (descriptive and comparative linguistics, Leiden U., the Netherlands) presents a valuable contribution to understanding the grammar and ethnolinguistic context of this endangered Tibeto-Burman language and its speakers.
KT is a Bodish, Tibetic language of the Tibeto-Burman language family.
In a recent paper (Pulleyblank 1994a) I have, however, shown that there is a close typological parallel for just such a prosodic contrast as I postulate for Old Chinese in a Tibeto-Burman language, Sizang Chin.
Kurt|p is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by approximately 15,000 people n the LhEntse district of Northeastern Bhutan, says Hyslop.
of Leiden, the Netherlands) presents an analytical grammar and structured lexicon of the Tibeto-Burman language of Dhimal, a little known and endangered tongue spoken in the lowlands of southeastern Nepal by about 20,000 people.
Among the rest, Nepali (48.61% speakers), Maithili (12.30% speakers), Bhojpuri (7.53% speakers) and Awadhi (2.47% speakers) from Indo-Aryan, and Newari (3.63% speakers) and Limbu (1.47% speakers) from Tibeto-Burman language families have a long tradition of written literature with a great deal of codification while the others are uncodified.