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  2. Austronesian languages - Wikipedia

    6 days ago · The Austronesian languages (/ ˌ ɒ s t r oʊ ˈ n iː ʒ ən /, / ˌ ɒ s t r ə /, / ˌ ɔː s t r oʊ-/, / ˌ ɔː s t r ə-/) are a language family, widely spoken throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar, the islands of the Pacific Ocean and Taiwan (by Taiwanese aborigines).

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  3. Austronesian peoples - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · The Austronesian peoples, also sometimes referred to as the Austronesian-speaking peoples, are a large group of various peoples in Taiwan (collectively known as Taiwanese indigenous peoples), Maritime Southeast Asia, Oceania and Madagascar that speak the Austronesian languages.

    • c. 260.6 million (2016)
    • c. 855,000 (2006)
    • c. 24 million (2016)
    • c. 100.9 million (2015)
  4. Austroasiatic languages - Wikipedia

    6 days ago · Etymology. The name Austroasiatic comes from a combination of the Latin words for "South" and "Asia", hence "South Asia".. Typology. Regarding word structure, Austroasiatic languages are well known for having an iambic "sesquisyllabic" pattern, with basic nouns and verbs consisting of an initial, unstressed, reduced minor syllable followed by a stressed, full syllable.

  5. Malayo-Polynesian languages - Wikipedia

    Nov 23, 2020 · 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, of the island nations of Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean, with a smaller number in continental Asia in the areas near the Malay peninsula.

  6. Classification of the Japonic languages - Wikipedia

    Nov 19, 2020 · The phonological similarities of Japanese to the Austronesian languages, and the geographical proximity of Japan to Formosa and the Malay Archipelago have led to the theory that Japanese may be a kind of mixed language, with a Korean (or Altaic) superstratum and an Austronesian substratum.

  7. 台灣南島語言 - 维基百科,自由的百科全书台灣南島語言

    5 days ago · 臺灣南島語(英語: Taiwanese Austronesian ),又稱為福爾摩沙語言(Formosan languages),是分類上南島語系以下的一個分支,使用人口約有五十餘萬,主要分布於台灣島 原住民族群居住地區,並可再細分成「北台灣南島語族」、「中台灣南島語族」、「南台灣南島語族」以及「東台灣南島語族」, 涵蓋 ...

  8. Formosan languages - Wikipedia

    Nov 28, 2020 · The Formosan languages are the languages of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan, all of which are Austronesian. The Taiwanese indigenous peoples recognized by the government are about 2.3% of the island's population. However, only 35% speak their ancestral language, due to centuries of language shift.

  9. オーストロネシア語族 - Wikipediaオーストロネシア語族

    Nov 20, 2020 · Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: Our Research (英語) - 上記 Gray らの研究成果が詳細な図表つきで紹介されている。400言語の語彙データベースも。 Glottolog - Austronesian (英語) (マックス・プランク進化人類学研究所によるデーターベース) Austronesian vocaburary ...

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