Central Pacific languages


Central Pacific languages

Infobox Language family
name=Central Pacific
altname=Fijian-Polynesian
region=Fiji and Polynesia
familycolor=Austronesian
fam2=Malayo-Polynesian (MP)
fam3=Nuclear MP
fam4=Central-Eastern MP
fam5=Eastern MP
fam6=Oceanic
fam7=Central-Eastern
child1=East Fijian-Polynesian
child2=West Fijian-Rotuman


map_caption=The Central Pacific languages
Pink is Eastern Fijian-Rotuman, and ocher West Fijian-Polynesian (not shown: Rapa Nui)

The family of Central Pacific or Fijian-Polynesian languages is a branch of the Central-Eastern Oceanic languages. It has 45 languages.

Classification

*East Fijian-Polynesian languages
**East Fijian languages
**Polynesian languages
*West Fijian-Rotuman languages
**Rotuman
**West Fijian languages


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Central Solomons languages — Infobox Language family name=Central Solomons region=Solomon Islands familycolor=Papuan family=a primary family of Papuan languages child1= Bilua child2= Touo child3= Lavukaleve child4= Savosavo map caption=Language families of the Solomon… …   Wikipedia

  • Indo-Pacific languages — The Indo Pacific language family proposed by Joseph Greenberg in 1971 consists of the non Austronesian languages of New Guinea and neighboring islands, the languages of Tasmania, and the languages of the Andaman Islands. upportThe proposal was… …   Wikipedia

  • South-Central Papuan languages — For the Trans–New Guinea languages, see Central and South New Guinea languages. South Central Papuan (tentative) Geographic distribution: New Guinea Linguistic classification: a primary family of Papuan languages …   Wikipedia

  • North and Central Vanuatu languages — Northern Vanuatu North and Central Vanuatu Geographic distribution: Vanuatu Linguistic classification: Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Oceanic …   Wikipedia

  • Languages of Nigeria — Linguistic map of Nigeria, Cameroon, and Benin …   Wikipedia

  • Central-Eastern Oceanic languages — Infobox Language family name=Central Eastern Oceanic region=The Pacific familycolor=Austronesian fam2=Malayo Polynesian (MP) fam3=Nuclear MP fam4=Central Eastern MP fam5=Eastern MP fam6=Oceanic child1=Southeast Solomons child2=Southern Oceanic… …   Wikipedia

  • Central Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and parts of China and Russia. The term usually denotes only those traditions not influenced by the… …   Universalium

  • Central Eastern Polynesian languages — Infobox Language family name=Central Eastern Polynesian region=Polynesian islands familycolor=Austronesian fam2=Malayo Polynesian (MP) fam3=Nuclear MP fam4=Central Eastern MP fam5=Eastern MP fam6=Oceanic fam7=Central Eastern fam8=Central Pacific… …   Wikipedia

  • Languages of Asia — There is a wide variety of languages spoken throughout Asia, comprising a number of families and some unrelated isolates. Many languages have a long tradition of writing. Contents 1 Central and North Asian languages 2 East Asian 3 Southeast Asian …   Wikipedia

  • Central and South New Guinea languages — For the independent language family, see South Central Papuan languages. Central and South New Guinea Geographic distribution: New Guinea Linguistic classification: Trans–New Guinea Central and South New Guinea Subdivisions …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.