Some 800 Austronesian languages are spoken in the area extending from Madagascar to eastern Indonesia and to the north to Taiwan and the Philippines. They vary greatly in almost every possible respect, including the size and social make-up of the speech communities and their typological profiles. This book is designed to serve as a reference work a

chapter 6|20 pages

Old Malay Waruno Mahdi

chapter 8|32 pages

Colloquial Indonesian Michael C. Ewing

chapter 9|32 pages

Tsou Elizabeth Zeitoun

chapter 10|35 pages

Seediq Naomi Tsukida

chapter 11|24 pages

Iloko Carl Rubino

chapter 12|27 pages

Tagalog Nikolaus P. Himmelmann

chapter 13|20 pages

Sama (Bajau) Akamine Jun

chapter 4|32 pages

Kimaragang Paul Kroeger

chapter 15|27 pages

Belait Adrian Clynes

chapter 6|33 pages

Malagasy Janie Rasoloson and Carl Rubino

chapter 17|24 pages

Phan Rang Cham Graham Thurgood

chapter 18|21 pages

Moken and Moklen Michael D. Larish

chapter 19|28 pages

Karo Batak Geoff Woollams

chapter 20|28 pages

Nias Lea Brown

chapter 21|35 pages

Javanese Alexander K. Ogloblin

chapter 22|24 pages

Buol Erik Zobel

chapter 23|34 pages

Makassar Anthony Jukes

chapter 24|26 pages

Mori Bawah David Mead

chapter 25|26 pages

Kambera Marian Klamer

chapter 27|24 pages

Taba John Bowden

chapter 28|31 pages

Biak Hein Steinhauer