Sino-Tibetan

noun

Si·​no-Ti·​bet·​an ˌsī-nō-tə-ˈbe-tᵊn How to pronounce Sino-Tibetan (audio)
ˈsī-
: a language family comprising Tibeto-Burman and Chinese

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sino-Tibetan was in 1920

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“Sino-Tibetan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sino-Tibetan. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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