Malagasy language


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Malagasy language:

see Malayo-Polynesian languagesMalayo-Polynesian languages
, sometimes also called Austronesian languages
, family of languages estimated at from 300 to 500 tongues and understood by approximately 300 million people in Madagascar; the Malay Peninsula; Indonesia and New Guinea; the Philippines;
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Fady (pronounced FAH-dee) is a powerful concept in Malagasy language and culture.
Subjects include using the Malagasy language to discern Malagasy history, scoping out the Indo-Uralic question, tracing Bantu, using the methods to figure out written language, and employing a stochastic model.
Stille remarks, "Adding insult to injury, for several years the only wall label in the museum [built at the park] that was in the Malagasy language was the one marking a small wooden cabinet that says: 'Who is destroying the forest?