• (noun): A native or inhabitant of Austronesia.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on austronesian:

List Of Linguistics Conferences - By Language Family - Austronesian
... Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA). ...
Malagasy Language - History
... languages, instead it is the westernmost member of the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family ... spoken on Madagascar could have had some non-Austronesian substrata ... This indicates that Madagascar was first settled by Austronesian people from Maritime Southeast Asia who had passed through Borneo ...
Tequiraca–Canichana Languages
... List of primary language families Africa Afroasiatic Austronesian Khoe Kx'a Niger–Congo Nilo-Saharan Tuu Mande? Songhay? Ubangian? Isolates ...
Timor–Babar Languages - Classification - Gray, Et Al. (2008)
... A 2008 analysis of the Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database found support for the Timor–Babar family at a 98% confidence level ... Nauate and Waima'a are structurally Austronesian, but their vocabulary is predominately that of a neighboring Papuan language, Makasae, and their position is uncertain ... Possibly also Austronesian rather than Papuan is Makuv'a (Lovaea) ...
Austronesian Navigation
... The Austronesian-speaking peoples are various populations in Southeast Asia and Oceania that speak languages of the Austronesian family ... The territories populated by Austronesian-speaking peoples are known collectively as Austronesia ...

More definitions of "Austronesian":

  • (noun): The family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia.
    Synonyms: Austronesian language
  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Austronesia or its people or culture.