Definition of Malayo-Polynesian in English:


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  • another term for Austronesian.
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    • The Malagasy language belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian family of languages.
    • Seven Austronesian languages are spoken, all of which belong to the Malayic Malayo-Polynesian group.
    • Until the sixteenth century, Taiwan was primarily inhabited by its native Malayo-Polynesian population.

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