Austronesian Speakers

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Prehistory Of The Philippines - Stone-Age (c. 50,000 - C. 500 BC) - 5000-2000 BC—Austronesian Speakers Arrive
... offered in 1962 two alternative scenarios explaining the origin and spread of Austronesian languages (a) that they originated in some Pacific island and spread westward to Asia, or (b ... Scott concludes that the Philippine language tree could have been introduced by Austronesian speakers as long ago as 5000 BC, probably from the north, with their ... During those millennia, other Austronesian speakers entered the Philippines in large enough numbers to leave a linguistic mark but not to replace established languages ...
History of The Polynesian People - Mainstream Theories
... human genetic ancestry a subset of the sea-migrating Austronesian people and tracing Polynesian languages places their prehistoric origins in the Malay ... Between about 3000 and 1000 BC speakers of Austronesian languages began spreading from Taiwan into Island Southeast Asia, as tribes whose natives were thought to have ... Entangled Bank model Emphasizes the long history of Austronesian speakers' cultural and genetic interactions with indigenous Island Southeast Asians and Melanesians along the way to becoming the first Polynesians ...

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