• (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). ...
Tequiraca–Canichana Languages
... List of primary language families Africa Afroasiatic Austronesian Khoe Kx'a Niger–Congo Nilo-Saharan Tuu Mande? Songhay? Ubangian? Isolates Bangime Hadza Sandawe ...
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) ...
Malagasy Language - History
... member of the Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family ... spoken on Madagascar could have had some non-Austronesian substrata ... that Madagascar was first settled by Austronesian people from Maritime Southeast Asia who had passed through Borneo ...
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.