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[muh-ley-oh-pol-uh-nee-zhuh n, -shuh n] /məˈleɪ oʊˌpɒl əˈni ʒən, -ʃən/

noun, adjective
Also called Austronesian. a family of languages extending from Madagascar to the central Pacific, including Malagasy, Malay, Indonesian, Tagalog, and Polynesian See also Austro-Asiatic
of or relating to this family of languages


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