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Austronesian Sub Families

(1268 Languages)

The Austronesian languages are a language family widely dispersed throughout the islands of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, with a few members spoken on continental Asia. Hawaiian, Rapanui, and Malagasy (spoken on Madagascar) are the geographic outliers of the Austronesian family. Austronesian has several primary branches, all but one of which are found exclusively on Formosa (mainland Taiwan: the Formosan languages, which are unrelated to Chinese). All Austronesian languages spoken outside Formosa, including the offshore Yami language of Taiwan, belong to the Malayo-Polynesian branch, sometimes called Extra-Formosan.

Atayalic
Aslian  
Atayal, Taroko  
Bunun
  Bunun
East Formosan
Central Amis, Nataoran;
Northern Basay, Kavalan
Southwest Siraya
Formosan
Paiwanic Papora-Hoanya, Kulon-Pazeh
Malayo-Polynesian
Bali-Sasak Bali, Sasak, Sumbawa
  Barito
Central-Eastern Central Malayo-Polynesian
Eastern Malayo-Polynesian:
  - Oceanic
  - South Halmahera-West New Guinea
Chamorro Chamorro
Gayo Gayo
Javanese New Caledonian Javanese, Javanese, Caribbean Javanese, Osing, Tengger
  Kayan-Murik
Lampungic Abung: Abung, Ranau, Kayu Agung;
Pesisir: Komering, Krui, Lampung, Southern Pesisir, Pubian, Sungkai.
Land Dayak Ahe, Bekati', Biatah, Benyadu', Djongkang, Land Dayak, Lara', Nyadu, Ribun, Sanggau, Semandang, Bukar Sadong, Jagoi, Sara, Tringgus, Kembayan
Madurese Kangean, Madura
  Malayic
  Meso Philippine
  Northern Philippine
  Northwest
Palauan Palauan
Punan-Nibong Eastern Penan, Western Penan
Sama-Bajaw Inabaknon, Indonesian Bajau, West Coast Bajau, Mapun, Balangingi, Central Sama, Southern Sama, Pangutaran Sama, Yakan.
South Mindanao Giangan, Koronadal Blaan, Sarangani Blaan, Tboli, Tiruray.
  Southern Philippine
  Sulawesi
Sumatra Batak: Batak Alas-Kluet, Batak Dairi, Batak Karo;
Simalungan: Batak Simalungun;
Southern: Batak Angkola, Batak Mandailing, Batak Toba;
Enggano
Mentawai
Northern: Nias, Sikule, Simeulue.
Sundanese Badui, Sunda.
Unclassified Gorap, Hukumina, Katabaga, Rejang.
Northwest Formosan
  Saisiyat
Paiwan
  Paiwan
Puyuma
  Puyuma
Rukai
  Rukai
Tsouic
  Saaroa, Tsou, Kanakanabu
Unclassified
  Ketangalan
Western Plains
Central Western Plains Babuza, Thao