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  1. Austronesian languages - Wikipedia

    The Austronesian languages (/ ˌɒstroʊˈniːʒən /, / ˌɒstrə /, / ˌɔːstroʊ -/, / ˌɔːstrə -/) 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). There are also a few speakers in continental Asia.

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

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

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  4. Austronesian peoples - Wikipedia

    Major Austronesian languages with the highest number of speakers are Malay (Indonesian and Malaysian), Javanese, and Filipino (Tagalog). The family contains 1,257 languages, which is the second most of any language family. The geographic region that encompasses native Austronesian-speaking populations is sometimes referred to as Austronesia.

    • c. 260.6 million (2016)
    • c. 855,000 (2006)
    • c. 24 million (2016)
    • c. 100.9 million (2015)
  5. Category:Austronesian languages - Wikipedia

    Pages in category "Austronesian languages" The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ( learn more ).

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    Wikimedia Commons has media related to Austronesian languages.: Pages in category "Austronesian languages" The following 25 pages are in this category, out of 25 total.

  7. Sino-Austronesian languages - Wikipedia

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sino-Austronesian or Sino-Tibetan-Austronesian is a proposed language family suggested by Laurent Sagart in 1990. Using reconstructions of Old Chinese, Sagart argued that the Austronesian languages are related to the Sinitic languages phonologically, lexically and morphologically.

  8. Tagalog language - Wikipedia

    Tagalog (/ t ə ˈ ɡ ɑː l ɒ ɡ /; tə-GAH-log) (Tagalog pronunciation: [tɐˈɡaːloɡ]) is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by the ethnic Tagalog people, who make up a quarter of the population of the Philippines, and as a second language by the majority.

  9. Austronesian languages | Origin, History, Language Map ...

    Austronesian languages, family of languages spoken in most of the Indonesian archipelago; all of the Philippines, Madagascar, and the island groups of the Central and South Pacific (except for Australia and much of New Guinea); much of Malaysia; and scattered areas of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Taiwan.