Languages

Malayo-Polynesian languages

Introduction

The Malayo-Polynesian languages are a subgroup of the Austronesian languages, with approximately 351 million speakers. These are widely dispersed throughout the island nations of Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean, with a smaller number in continental Asia. Malagasy is a geographic outlier, spoken in the island of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

_Borneo-Philippines (not shown: Yami in Taiwan)
_Sunda-Sulawesi (not shown: Chamorro)
_Central Malayo-Polynesian
_Halmahera-Geelvink Bay
_the westernmost Oceanic languages?

Languages

  • Bali-Sasak (3)
  • Barito (27)
  • Central-Eastern (708)
  • Chamorro (1)
  • Gayo (1)
  • Javanese (5)
  • Kayan-Murik (17)
  • Lampungic (9)
  • Land Dayak (16)
  • Madurese (2)
  • Malayic (70)
  • Meso Philippine (61)
  • Northern Philippine (72)
  • Northwest (84)
  • Palauan (1)
  • Punan-Nibong (2)
  • Sama-Bajaw (9)
  • South Mindanao (5)
  • Southern Philippine (23)
  • Sulawesi (114)
  • Sumatra (12)
  • Sundanese (2)
  • Unclassified (4)

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