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      • The Austronesian languages (/ ˌɒstroʊˈniːʒən /, / ˌɒstrə /, / ˌɔːstroʊ -/, / ˌɔːstrə -/) are a language family, widely spoken throughout Maritime Southeast Asia , Madagascar, the islands of the Pacific Ocean and Taiwan (by Taiwanese aborigines). There are also a few speakers in continental Asia.
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  2. Austronesian languages - Wikipedia

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    2 days ago · The Austronesian languages (/ ˌɒstroʊˈniːʒən /, / ˌɒstrə /, / ˌɔːstroʊ -/, / ˌɔːstrə -/) are a language family, widely spoken throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar, the islands of the Pacific Ocean and Taiwan (by Taiwanese aborigines). There are also a few speakers in continental Asia.

  3. Austronesian peoples - Wikipedia

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    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. Austronesian languages - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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    Dec 28, 2020 · The Austronesian languages are a language family. They were originally spoken in Southeast Asia and on islands in the Pacific Ocean. List of Austronesian languages. Anus; Indonesian; Fijian; Hawaiian; Javanese; Malay; Māori; Tagalog; Tuvaluan

  5. Austronesian - Wikipedia

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    Jan 03, 2021 · The historical Austronesian peoples who carried Austronesian languages on their migrations Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Austronesian .

  6. Proto-Austronesian language - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · Proto-Austronesian is a verb-initial language (including VSO and VOS word orders), as most Formosan languages, all Philippine languages, some Bornean languages, all Austronesian dialects of Madagascar, and all Polynesian languages are verb-initial.

  7. Appendix:Austronesian Swadesh lists - Wiktionary

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    Dec 26, 2020 · This is a Swadesh list of Austronesian languages, specifically Ilocano, Malay, Tagalog, Cebuano, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Sasak, Chamorro, Malagasy, Tahitian, Maori, Sundanese, Ibanag, Itawit and Javanese, compared with that of English. Ilocano (Ilokano) (Northern Luzon, Philippines)

  8. Lapita culture - Wikipedia

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    5 days ago · The Austronesian origin is supported most strongly by linguistic evidence that shows very considerable lexical continuity between Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (presumably spoken in the Philippines) and Proto-Oceanic (presumably spoken by the Lapita people) corresponding to material culture.

  9. Formosan languages - Wikipedia

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    Jan 08, 2021 · 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. Of the approximately 26 languages of the Taiwanese indigenous peoples, at least ten are extinct, another four are moribund, and all others are to some degree endangered. The aboriginal languages of Ta

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