The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Austronesian languages are generally divided into two primary subgroups: a
Western, or Indonesian, branch contains perhaps 200 languages, including such
wellknown tongues as Malay, Indonesian, Javanese, and Pilipino, the national ...
Disagreement centres around the place of the Austronesian languages of
Formosa and east Indonesia, including the western end of New Guinea. Many
regard these as most closely related to Hesperonesian, and, in particular, treat
languages on the north coast of west New Guinea, as far east as Sarera (
Geelvink) Bay, however, show no close relationship to the Hesperonesian,
eastern Indonesian, or Oceanic languages. Characteristics of Western
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