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  1. The Malayo-Polynesian languages are a subgroup of the Austronesian languages, with approximately 385.5 million speakers.The Malayo-Polynesian languages are spoken by the Austronesian peoples outside of Taiwan, in the island nations of Southeast Asia (Indonesian and Philippine Archipelago) and the Pacific Ocean, with a smaller number in continental Asia in the areas near the Malay Peninsula.

  2. Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Borneo-Philippine: Filipinler: 1.0 million native (2000 census), unknown number second language 267 Maranao: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Borneo-Philippine: Filipinler: 1.0 million native (2000 census) 268 Ancash Quechua: Waywash: Resmi olarak Peru: 1.0 million speakers

  3. Several prominent languages spoken in Indonesia sorted by language family are: Austronesian languages – (Malayo-Polynesian branch). Most languages spoken in Indonesia belong to this family, which in return are related to languages spoken in Madagascar, Malaysia, Philippines, New Zealand, Hawaii and various Oceanian countries.

  4. The Manobo languages are a group of languages spoken in the Philippines. Their speakers are primarily located around Northern Mindanao , Central Mindanao (presently called Soccsksargen ) and Caraga regions where they are natively spoken.

  5. The contemporary classification of the Polynesian languages began with certain observations by Andrew Pawley in 1966 based on shared innovations in phonology, vocabulary and grammar showing that the East Polynesian languages were more closely related to Samoan than they were to Tongan, calling Tongan and its nearby relative Niuean "Tongic" and Samoan and all other Polynesian languages of the ...

  6. Diverse cultures and languages have developed in situ; there are over 300 languages and two hundred additional dialects in the region (see Papuan languages, Austronesian languages, Central–Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages).

  7. Malay (/ m ə ˈ l eɪ /; Malay: Bahasa Melayu, Jawi: بهاس ملايو, Rencong: ꤷꥁꤼ ꤸꥍꤾꤿꥈ) is an Austronesian language that is an official language of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, and that is also spoken in East Timor and parts of the Philippines and Thailand.

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