Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages


Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages

Infobox Language family
name=Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
region=The Moluccas and the Pacific
familycolor=Austronesian
fam2=Malayo-Polynesian (MP)
fam3=Nuclear MP
fam4=Central-Eastern MP
child1=S. Halmahera-W. New Guinea
child2=Oceanic|

The family of Eastern Malayo-Polynesian (EMP) languages is a subgroup of the Central Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages. It consists of over 500 languages.

Components

*South Halmahera-West New Guinea languages
**South Halmahera languages
**West New Guinea languages
*Oceanic languages
**Western Oceanic languages
**Admiralty Islands languages
**"Yapese" (possibly one of the Admiralties languages)
**St. Matthias languages
**Central-Eastern Oceanic languages
**Temotu


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