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 the Malay Peninsula, Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar, the islands of the Pacific Ocean and Taiwan (by Taiwanese aborigines).
Places where Austronesian languages are spoken are colored pink. The Austronesian languages are a language family . They were originally spoken in Southeast Asia and on islands in the Pacific Ocean .
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This is a list of major and official Austronesian languages, a language family originating from Taiwan, that is widely dispersed throughout the islands of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, with a few members spoken on continental Asia and Madagascar
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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.
Commons: Austronesian languages Le gruppo de linguas austronesian es un familia de linguas que es latemente dispersate in Asia Sud-Est maritime, Madagascar e le insulas del Oceano Pacific , con un poc membros in Asia continental.
The Austronesian language family is the world's second largest, containing 1,274 languages spoken across a wide range of islands as well as on continental landmasses, from Madagascar to Southeast ...
Bird’s Head on the island of New Guinea. The distribution of these languages over the Austronesian-speaking area is, however, relatively more even, with something o ver 500 langua ges on either side of the 130° east longitudinal dividing line. Austronesian Languages as Witnesses for Cultural and Biological Ancestry at the Population Level