Sino-Tibetan

noun
Si·​no-Ti·​bet·​an | \ ˌsī-nō-tə-ˈbe-tᵊn How to pronounce Sino-Tibetan (audio) , ˈsī- \

Definition of Sino-Tibetan

: a language family comprising Tibeto-Burman and Chinese

First Known Use of Sino-Tibetan

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Sino-Tibetan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sino-Tibetan. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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