HyperDic: austronesian

English > 3 senses of the word Austronesian:
ADJECTIVEpertAustronesianof or relating to or characteristic of Austronesia or its people or culture
NOUNperson Austronesiana native or inhabitant of Austronesia
communicationAustronesian, Austronesian languagethe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
English > Austronesian: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of Austronesia or its people or culture.
Spanishaustronésico
NounsAustronesiaislands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)
Austronesianthe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
Austronesiana native or inhabitant of Austronesia
English > Austronesian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of Austronesia.
Member ofAustronesiaislands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)
NarrowerNauruanA native or inhabitant of Nauru / Nauru
PolynesianA native or inhabitant of Polynesia
Broaderinhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indwellerA person who inhabits a particular place
AdjectivesAustronesianof or relating to or characteristic of Austronesia or its people or culture
English > Austronesian: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia.
SynonymAustronesian language
NarrowerAustralian, Aboriginal AustralianThe Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines
FormosanThe Austronesian languages spoken on Formosa
Malayo-Polynesian, PolynesianThe branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar / Madagascar to the central Pacific
Broadernatural language, tongueA human written or spoken language used by a community
Spanishlengua austronesia
AdjectivesAustronesianof or relating to or characteristic of Austronesia or its people or culture

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