Definition of Malayo-Polynesian in English:
Another term for Austronesian.
- 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.
Definition of Malayo-Polynesian in:
- US English dictionary