Stefan GEORG

Sino-Tibetan languages, by some measurements the largest language family in the world, are divided into two groups. The Sinitic group includes variants of Chinese; the Tibeto-Burman group includes several hundred languages and language groups.

In terms of the number of people who speak one of its components as their first language, Sino-Tibetan is the largest language family in the world. Sino-Tibetan includes Chinese and its variants, Tibetan, most of the indigenous languages

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:48-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Language and Learning, Linguistics|Comments Off on Sino-Tibetan Languages (Hàn-Zàng yǔxì de yǔyán 汉藏语系的语言)|Hàn-Zàng yǔxì de yǔyán 汉藏语系的语言 (Sino-Tibetan Languages)

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