Eastern Malayo-Polynesian

Definitions of Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
  1. noun
    an eastern subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
    synonyms: Oceanic
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    Tahitian
    the Oceanic language spoken on Tahiti
    Maori
    the Oceanic language spoken by the Maori in New Zealand
    Hawaiian
    the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
    Fijian
    the Oceanic language spoken on Fiji
    type of:
    Malayo-Polynesian, Polynesian
    the branch of the Austronesian languages spoken from Madagascar to the central Pacific
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