Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian Languages

Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian Languages

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian languages form a putative branch of the Nuclear Malayo-Polynesian languages consisting of over 700 languages. The relationship is moderately supported by linguistic data: analysis of the Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database gives the proposal a confidence level of 80%. In fact, if Chamorro and Palauan are included, the confidence rises to 85%. However, Mark Donahue does not see CEMP as being particularly convincing, and suspects that it is a Sprachbund based on a non-Austronesian substrate.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136764903
  • 9786136764900