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tone languagenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtəʊn ˌlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/  us   /ˈtoʊn ˌlæŋ.ɡwɪdʒ/ specialized
a language in which the same series of sounds can represent different meanings, depending on how high or low they are spoken: Chinese is a tone language.
(Definition of tone language from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tone language”
in Chinese (Simplified) 声调语言…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲調語言…
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