a hypothetical phylum or superfamily of languages consisting of Mon-Khmer and certain other languages of India and South-East Asia. Links with Malayo-Polynesian have also been suggested
a monarchy (1867–1918) in central Europe that included the empire of Austria, the kingdom of Hungary, and various crown lands. Contemporary Examples But it also opens outward to offer a sharp look at the fatal codes of honor dominating the austro-hungarian military caste system. The Kaffeehaus Canon George Prochnik December 30, 2010 When my father […]
a family of languages spoken in SE Asia and the landsaround the Bay of Bengal and consisting principally of Vietnamese, Khmer, Mon, Khasi, Nicobarese, and the Munda languages. of or relating to Austroasiatic.
the islands of the central and S Pacific. noun the islands of the central and S Pacific, including Indonesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia
Also called Malayo-Polynesian. a family of languages spoken in the Malay Peninsula, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Madagascar, and Oceania. of or relating to or the Austronesian family of languages; Malayo-Polynesian. Historical Examples The Austronesian languages spread from these areas over thousands of miles beyond. The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin adjective of or relating […]