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Tibeto-Burman languages

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The Tibeto-Burman linguistic subfamily of the proposed Sino-Tibetan language family is spoken in various central and south Asian countries: Myanmar (Burmese language), Tibet (Tibetan language), northern Thailand (Mong language), Nepal, Bhutan, India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir), and western Pakistan (Balti language).

The subfamily includes approximately 350 languages; Burmese has the most speakers (approximately 32 million). Approximately six million Tibetans speak one of several related languages.

Following is a partial listing of Tibeto-Burman languages. For more up-to-date classifications, see Sino-Tibetan languages.

Tibeto-Burman languages

fr:Tibto-birman sv:Tibetoburmanska sprk zh:藏緬語族

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