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12 Facts About Austronesian languages
5. The geographical span of Austronesian languages was the largest of any language family before the spread of Indo-European in the colonial period.
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6. All Austronesian languages spoken outside Taiwan belong to the Malayo-Polynesian (sometimes called Extra-Formosan) branch.
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7. Exceptional cases of tonal Austronesian languages are Moklen and a few Austronesian languages of the Chamic, South Halmahera–West New Guinea and New Caledonian subgroups.
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10. Robert Blust first presented the subgrouping model which is currently accepted by virtually all scholars in the field, with more than one first-order subgroup on Taiwan, and a single first-order branch encompassing all Austronesian languages spoken outside of Taiwan, viz.
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