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The Austronesian languages

R. A. Blust

The Austronesian languages

by R. A. Blust

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Published by Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University in Canberra .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Austronesian languages,
  • Linguistics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Blust.
    SeriesPacific linguistics -- 602
    ContributionsAustralian National University. Pacific Linguistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL5026 .B58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 824 p. :
    Number of Pages824
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23914136M
    ISBN 109780858836020
    LC Control Number2009459276

      The Austronesian Language Family includes the Formosan languages of Taiwan and the various branches of the Malayo-Polynesian group which have spread from their homeland in . Book Description. Some Austronesian languages are spoken in the area extending from Madagascar to eastern Indonesia and to the north to Taiwan and the Philippines. They vary greatly in almost every possible respect, including the size and social make-up of .

    Places where Austronesian languages are spoken are colored pink. The Austronesian languages are a language family. They were originally spoken in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean. The Austronesian Language Family has a long and varied history. The many different migrations and the seafaring nature of the speakers of these languages provided an excellent environment for a great deal of variation in the languages. These languages have also borrowed many vocabulary and other items from other languages.

    This course is an introduction to Austronesian languages, exploring the history, linguistic and socio-cultural-political diversity of the Austronesian world. Austronesian is the world's largest language family in terms of geographical spread, spanning more than half the globe: from Madagascar to Easter Island, and from Taiwan to New Zealand. Language Documentation & Conservation, a refereed, open-access journal sponsored by the National Foreign Language Resource Center and published online by the University of Hawai‘i Press, has released its first online book: Documenting and Revitalizing Austronesian Languages, edited by D. Victoria Rau and Margaret Florey.. Half of the chapters in the new book (ISBN ) .


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The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (Routledge Language Family Series Book 7) - Kindle edition by Adelaar, K Alexander, Himmelmann, Nikolaus.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (Routledge Language Family Series Manufacturer: Routledge.

Austronesian is a family of languages spanning from Southeast Asia to the westernmost islands of the Pacific.

Austronesian is not only geographically large, but it also contains over of the world's languages (SIL ). In this paper I will briefly look at the history and colonization of the areas where Austronesian languages are spoken.

Austronesian languages, formerly Malayo-Polynesian languages, family of languages spoken in most of the Indonesian archipelago; all of the Philippines, Madagascar, and the island groups of the Central and South Pacific (except for Australia and much of New Guinea); much of Malaysia; and scattered areas of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and terms of the number of its languages and of their.

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This revision includes typographical corrections, an improved index, and various minor content changes. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. 1 Dating of Neolithic cultures in insular Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

A birds eye view of the Austronesian language family. The Austronesian languages Volume of Pacific linguistics: Authors: R. Blust. Some Austronesian languages are spoken in the area extending from Madagascar to eastern Indonesia and to the north to Taiwan and the Philippines.

They vary greatly in almost every possible respect, including the size and social make-up of the speech communities and their typological profiles. This book is designed to serve as a reference work and in-depth introduction to these languages.

A research by Dhani Irwanto, 16 January The Austronesian language family stretches halfway around the world, covering a wide geographic area from Madagascar to Easter Island, and from Taiwan and Hawai to New Zealand.

The family includes most of the languages spoken on the islands of the Pacific with the exception of the indigenous. COVID Resources.

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Tonality in Austronesian Languages book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Chapters:Tonogenesis in the North Huon Gulf ChainRo 3/5(1).

This is the first single-authored book that attempts to describe the Austronesian language family in its entirety. It includes chapters or chapter sections on: the physical and cultural background in which these languages are embedded, official and national languages, largest and smallest languages in all major geographical regions, speech levels and respect language, male/female speech Author: Robert Blust.

Extremely, extremely unlikely. There are only a few arguments in favor of this idea: Austronesian and Japanese are relatively phonetically simple, with the standard five vowels and (C)V or (C)V(C) structure (Austronesian languages only allow for o. This book is the first of its kind that brings together contributions on information structure in Austronesian languages.

Current approaches from formal semantics, discourse studies, and intonational phonology are brought together with language specific and cross-linguistic expertise of Austronesian languages. This is a revised edition of the The Austronesian languages, which was published as a paperback in the then Pacific Linguistics series (ISBN ).

This revision includes typographical corrections, an improved index, and various minor content by: Micronesian languages, group of mutually unintelligible languages belonging to the Eastern, or Oceanic, branch of the Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian) language family and most closely related to the Melanesian and Polynesian seven languages in the Micronesian group, all closely related, are the Nuclear Micronesian languages, including Marshallese, Gilbertese, Chuukese, Pohnpeian.

Austronesian synonyms, Austronesian pronunciation, Austronesian translation, English dictionary definition of Austronesian. adj. Of or relating to Austronesia or its peoples, languages, or cultures. Welcome to the Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database. This database containslexical items from 1, languages spoken throughout the Pacific region.

Most of these languages belong to the Austronesian language family, which is the largest family in. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is Ambitious project to cover all of Austronesian Languages. Saying book in Austronesian Languages. Please find below many ways to say book in different languages.

This is the translation of the word "book" to over 80 other languages. Saying Book in European Languages. Language Ways to say book; Albanian: libër Basque: liburu. THE languages known as Austronesian are spoken by more than million people in territories that include Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Madagascar and.

Tonality in Austronesian Languages (Oceanic Linguistics Special Publication) by Buckley Ebrey P et al and a great Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may.Phonology.

Proto-Austronesian is reconstructed by constructing sets of correspondences among consonants in the various Austronesian languages, according to the comparative gh in theory the result should be unambiguous, in practice given the large number of languages there are numerous disagreements, with various scholars differing significantly on the number and nature of the.The Austronesian comparative dictionary (ACD) is an open-access online resource that currently (June ) includes 4, sets of reconstructions for nine hierarchically ordered protolanguages.