Austronesian Languages
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1. Introduction: Austronesian Languages of China and the Austronesian Language Family

The Austronesian language family, encompassing a fifth of the world’s languages (Grimes et al. 1995:122 c…

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Claire SAILLARD, “Austronesian Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 28 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000029>
First published online: 2015



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