HyperDic: malayo-polynesian

English > 2 senses of the word Malayo-Polynesian:
ADJECTIVEpertMalayo-Polynesianof or relating to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian languages
NOUNcommunicationMalayo-Polynesian, Polynesianthe branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar / Madagascar to the central Pacific
English > Malayo-Polynesian: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian languages.
Spanishmalayo-polinésico, malayo-polinesio
NounsMalayo-Polynesianthe branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar / Madagascar to the central Pacific
English > Malayo-Polynesian: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar / Madagascar to the central Pacific.
SynonymPolynesian
NarrowerOceanic, Eastern Malayo-PolynesianAn eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
TonganThe Polynesian language spoken by the Tongan people
Western Malayo-PolynesianA western subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
BroaderAustronesian, Austronesian languageThe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
Spanishlengua malayo-polinésica
AdjectivesMalayo-Polynesianof or relating to the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian languages

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