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 […]
variant of 1. before a vowel: autacoid. either a Caesar or nothing; all or nothing. Historical Examples Spe cogunt captivum infelicem ingredi per subjectos ignes: aut frusta su carnis mandere, ac vivo sepulcro condere. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Vol. I: Acadia, 1610-1613 Various His Weimar teacher believed in the motto: aut Lizst, aut […]
- Aut caesar, aut nihil
either a Caesar or nothing; all or nothing.