Malayo-Polynesian
Malayo-Polynesian Malayo-Polynesian adj. of or pertaining to Malayo-Polynesia. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Malayo-Polynesian — [mə lā΄ō päl΄ə nē′zhən, mə lā΄ō päl΄ə nē′shən] n., adj. AUSTRONESIAN …   English World dictionary

  • Malayo-Polynesian — I noun the branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar to the central Pacific • Syn: ↑Polynesian • Hypernyms: ↑Austronesian, ↑Austronesian language • Hyponyms: ↑Oceanic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • malayo-polynesian — ma·layo polynesian …   English syllables

  • Malayo-Polynesian — /meuh lay oh pol euh nee zheuhn, sheuhn/, n., adj. Austronesian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Malayo-Polynesian — noun A subgroup of languages of the Austronesian language family, mostly dispersed around the islands of Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean …   Wiktionary

  • Malayo-Polynesian — noun another term for Austronesian …   English new terms dictionary

  • Malayo-Polynesian — /məˌleɪoʊ ˌpɒləˈniʒən/ (say muh.layoh .poluh neezhuhn) noun → Austronesian (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Malayo-Polynesian languages — Malayo Polynesian Geographic distribution: Southeast Asia and the Pacific Linguistic classification: Austronesian Paiwanic ? Malayo Polynesian Proto language …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear Malayo-Polynesian languages — Nuclear Malayo Polynesian Geographic distribution: South East Asia and the Pacific Linguistic classification: Austronesian Paiwanic ? Malayo Polynesian Indo Melanesian …   Wikipedia

  • Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages — Infobox Language family name=Central Eastern Malayo Polynesian region=Indonesia and the Pacific familycolor=Austronesian fam2=Malayo Polynesian (MP) fam3=Nuclear Malayo Polynesian child1=Central MP child2=Eastern MP|The family of Central Eastern… …   Wikipedia

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