Austronesian languages
The Austronesian languages are a language family that is originated from Taiwan, widely dispersed throughout the islands of Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the Pacific, with a few members on continenta...
Austronesian languages - Wikipedia
List of major and official Austronesian languages
This is a list of major and official Austronesian languages, a language family widely dispersed throughout the islands of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, with a few members spoken on continental Asia ...
List of major and official Austronesian languages - Wikipedia
Austric languages
Austric is a large hypothetical grouping of languages primarily spoken in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, and the eastern Indian subcontinent. It includes the Austronesian language family of Taiwan, the ...
Austric languages - Wikipedia
Austro-Tai languages
Austro-Tai is a hypothesis that the Tai–Kadai and Austronesian language families of southern China and the Pacific are genealogically related. Related proposals include Austric (Wilhelm Schmidt 1906) ...
Austro-Tai languages - Wikipedia
Sino-Austronesian languages
Sino-Austronesian (now Sino-Tibetan-Austronesian) is a proposed language family. Its original version was presented by Laurent Sagart in 1990. Using reconstructions of the Old Chinese language, Sagart...
Sino-Austronesian languages - Wikipedia
Formosan languages
The Formosan languages are the languages of the indigenous peoples of Taiwan. Taiwanese aborigines (those recognized by the government) currently comprise about 2% of the island's population. However,...
Formosan languages - Wikipedia
Malayo-Polynesian languages
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 people of the is...
Malayo-Polynesian languages - Wikipedia
Terry Crowley (linguist)
Terence Michael "Terry" Crowley (1 April 1953 – 15 January 2005) was a linguist specializing in Oceanic languages as well as Bislama, the English-lexified Creole recognized as a national language in V...
Penrhyn language
The Penrhyn language is a Polynesian language spoken by about 200 people on Penrhyn Island and other islands in Northern Cook Islands. It is considered to be an endangered language as many of its use...
Austronesian alignment
Austronesian alignment, commonly known as the Philippine- or Austronesian-type voice system, is a typologically unusual morphosyntactic alignment that combines features of ergative and accusative lang...
Bantik language
Bantik is an endangered Austronesian language, perhaps a Philippine language, of North Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is the traditional language of the Bantik people, who are now switching to Manado Malay (...
Favorlang language
Favorlang is an extinct Formosan language closely related to Babuza.Although Favorlang is considered by Taiwanese linguist Paul Jen-kuei Li to be a separate language, it is nevertheless very closely r...
Ketagalan language
Ketagalan (Ketangalan, Tangalan) (Chinese: 凱達格蘭語; pinyin: Kǎidágélán Yǔ) was a Formosan language spoken south of modern-day Taipei in northern Taiwan by the Ketagalan people. The language now ...
Ketagalan language - Wikipedia
Balinese language
Balinese or simply Bali is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken by 3.3 million people (as of 2000) on the Indonesian island of Bali, as well as northern Nusa Penida, western Lombok and eastern Java. Mo...
Balinese language - Wikipedia
Celebic languages
The Celebic languages are a proposed but poorly supported group of Malayo-Polynesian languages spoken on the island of Sulawesi, formerly spelled Celebes. It would be the largest family of languages o...
List of Austronesian regions
Below is a list of countries that are home to Austronesian languages along with the most notable languages in each country. Countries where speakers of Austronesian languages make up of the majority o...
List of Austronesian regions - Wikipedia
Chamic languages
The Chamic languages, also known as Aceh–Chamic and Achinese–Chamic, are a group of ten languages spoken in Aceh (Sumatra, Indonesia) and in parts of Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, classified as Malayo-Su...
Chamic languages - Wikipedia
Proto-Malayo-Polynesian language
The Proto-Malayo-Polynesian language (PMP) is the reconstructed ancestor of the Malayo-Polynesian languages, which is by far the largest branch of the Austronesian language family. Proto-Malayo-Polyne...
Maranao language
Maranao ([ˈmәranaw] Mëranaw) is an Austronesian language spoken by the Maranao people in the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur in the Philippines, and in Sabah, Malaysia.Iranun was once c...
Maranao language - Wikipedia
Arthur Capell
Arthur Capell (28 March 1902–1986) was an Australian linguist, who made major contributions to the study of Australian languages, Austronesian languages and Papuan languages.
Capell graduated from...
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Bunun language
The Bunun language (Chinese: 布農語) is spoken by the Bunun people of Taiwan. It is one of the Formosan languages, a geographic group of Austronesian languages, and is subdivided in five dialects: Is...
Thao language
Thao (θau, Thaw a lalawa), also known as Sao, is the language of the Thao people, a tribe of Taiwanese aborigines in the region of Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan. In 2000 there were approximately 5 o...
Thao language - Wikipedia
Tondano language
Tondano (also known as Tolou, Tolour, Tondanou, and Toulour) is an Austronesian language spoken in the Tondano area of northeast Sulawesi, Indonesia and in the United States. It is most similar to the...
Javanese language
Javanese /dʒɑːvəˈniːz/ (ꦧꦱꦗꦮ, basa jawa; [bɔsɔ dʒɔwɔ]) (colloquially known as ꦕꦫꦗꦲꦮ, cara jawa; [tjɔrɔ dʒɔwɔ]) is the language of the Javanese people from the central and eastern parts of the island o...
Javanese language - Wikipedia