What does Sino-Tibetan mean?

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  1. Of, or relating to, both China and Tibet
  2. (linguistics) Of the Sino-Tibetan languages, one of the major language families.
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Tibeto-Burman languages are a branch of the Sino-Tibetan family, which is mainly spoken in northeast India, China, and Southeast Asia.
Tibeto-Burman, a language of the Sino-Tibetan family, is based on a language that originated in India during the seventh century.
Balti, spoken in the extreme Northeast, belongs to the Sino-Tibetan, rather than the Indo-European, language family.
A member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages, Thai is one of the oldest languages in East or Southeast Asia.
Linguists suggest that other languages in the Sino-Tibetan language family are indigenous to the country.
It belongs to the Tibeto-Burman branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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