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 "Homo Sapiens" Pertama Diduga Berasal dari Daratan Sunda - Senin, 20 Juni 2005
Manusia purba inilah yang berkembang menjadi bangsa Austronesia yang menyebar ke lebih setengah belahan bumi ini, ke daratan Asia hingga Mesopotamia, dan Filipina hingga ke Pasifik.
Austronesia sebagai rumpun bahasa yang paling luas sebarannya di dunia sebelum kolonial Barat, memiliki lebih dari 1.200 bahasa, tersebar dari Madagaskar di barat hingga Pulau Paskah di timur.
Persebaran Austronesia sering kali dianggap sebagai fenomena penting yang memberikan landasan "kebhinnekatunggalikaan" budaya dan bangsa Indonesia, sehingga dapat dikatakan menjadi etnogenesis bangsa Indonesia.
www.kompas.com /kompas-cetak/0506/20/humaniora/1825717.htm   (590 words)

  
 Austronesia Villa. Larnaca. Cyprus villa.
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Austronesia Villa is located in 20 minutes away from Larnaca airport near in Oroklini village.
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 Earth
It is pushed and pulled between its three very populous neighbours, Bharat, China and Austronesia, and is a source of labour, raw materials that has been highly contested over the years, though Austronesia is currently its main trading partner.
Austronesia is an aggressively expansionistic commercial state run by ethnic Malays and Indonesians, but encompassing literally thousands of small ethnic groups.
Along with America and Europe, Austronesia (known in Malay as Ragam) is one of the most potent nations on Earth.
phrontistery.50megs.com /ss/Earth.html   (4239 words)

  
 Budaya Austronesia Bisa Rekat Integrasi Bangsa -- Selasa, 5 Juni 2001
Menurut Pujiati, secara arkeologis dan diakronis, bahasa dan budaya Austronesia merupakan akar dari budaya nasional yang masih tumbuh dan berkembang sebagai budaya etnik di berbagai wilayah Nusantara.
Gelombang yang lain datang dari Filipina menyebar ke Sulawesi (Melayu-Polinesia Tengah Timur).
Dalam kaitan kondisi Indonesia saat ini, Pujiati menawarkan reaktualisasi akar budaya Austronesia bisa menjadi sebagai solusi alternatif jangka panjang terhadap maraknya ancaman disintegrasi bangsa.
www.kompas.com /kompas-cetak/0106/05/dikbud/buda09.htm   (469 words)

  
 BAHASA JAWA DAN JEPANG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tetapi hipotesis bahwa bahasa Jepang ada kaitannya dengan bahasa Austronesia belum ketemu buktinya dari bidang arkeologi.
Kalau begitu, ada kemungkinan kata yang mirip dengan bahasa Austronesia
Kata "catamaran"ini berasal dari bahasa Tamil, bukan bahasa Austronesia?
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 The Daily Brunei Resources: The Tutong Language
The article in fact described or to use a better word theorise about the beginning of the Orang Tutong which in itself is very interesting as well as the history of the language.
According to a chart done by a linguistic expert Robert Blust, the Tutong Language belong to a family of the Northern Sarawak language which is a part of the Austronesia language.
Austronesia language comprises all the Malay, Indonesian languages stretching from the Madagascar to the Pacific Islands and from Taiwan to Easter Island.
bruneiresources.blogspot.com /2006/12/tutong-language.html   (905 words)

  
 J.R. McNeill | The World According to Jared Diamond | The History Teacher, 34.2 | The History Cooperative
It is very persuasive on the possibilities of history as a science, and on the value of stepping outside the usual disciplinary boundaries and into the realm of the natural sciences.
And it is provocative because it melds Austronesia and Polynesia into world history and indeed takes New Guinea as its starting point and in some cases as its frame of reference.
The die was cast long ago, and most of Austronesia, Africa, and the Americas rolled snake eyes.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/ht/34.2/mcneill.html   (3670 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Austronesian languages
Austronesian is one of the largest language families in the world, both in terms of number of languages (1244 according to Ethnologue) and in terms of the geographical extent of the homelands of its languages (from Madagascar to Easter Island).
The name comes from the Greek word Austronesia, meaning "southern islands".
The Formosan languages are spoken on the island of Taiwan, and some neighbouring islands.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Austronesian_languages   (461 words)

  
 History of Taiwan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Taiwan's aboriginal peoples, who originated in Austronesia and southern China, have lived on Taiwan for 12,000 to 15,000 years.
Significant migration to Taiwan from the Chinese mainland began as early as A.D. Dutch traders first claimed the island in 1624 as a base for Dutch commerce with Japan and the China coast.
Almost all restrictions on the press have ended, restrictions on personal freedoms have been relaxed, and the prohibition against organizing new political parties has been lifted.
www.historyofnations.net /asia/taiwan.html   (954 words)

  
 ECAI Austronesia
The Austronesia projects were proposed by the founder and chairman of ECAI, Lewis Lancaster, at a meeting entitled Austronesian Studies in Taiwan Retrospective and Prospect (UCB sponsored with the Shung Ye Museum in 1997).
The cultures were launched from the Western Pacific, probably in the neighborhood of the South China Sea yet undetermined, the early Austronesian speakers reached islands of further distance apart traveling in canoes lashed and pegged together to Micronesia, the Lesser Sunda, Polynesia, and across the Indian Ocean to Madagascar.
This scholarly and educational process of annotated mapping with the assistance Indo-Pacific linguistics, archaeology, ethnology, sociology, geography, and history is proceeding in phases to serve as an academic bulletin board for scholarly exchange.
www.ecai.org /area/areateamexamples/austronesia/austronesia.html   (650 words)

  
 Quests of the Dragon and Bird Clan: The Torc and the Valknut
At Skelbæk, on the Kongeå in Denmark, for example, bronze age mounds are found on one side of the river while homes and agriculture are found on the other.
The triangular form is similar to the method of three-way weaving found widely distributed in Austronesia and used for extensively for a variety of purposes from constructing homes to making stick maps.
Bunkminster Fuller believed three-way weaving was conceived in Austronesia as a means of imparting tensile strength to flexible wooden structures.
sambali.blogspot.com /2005/01/torc-and-valknut.html   (829 words)

  
 RPGnet: The Inside Scoop on Gaming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Aurora Australis is the first ArtHaus release for White Wolf's RPG Trinity, carrying on the series of 'combination sourcebooks' split between the Psi Orders and the locations they have most influence over.
The third chapter, Austronesia, is an overview of the union, covering its political setup, geographical sites of interest and cultural developments.
This is generally solid, with a mix of background color, rumors, plot hints and adventure hooks.
www.rpg.net /news+reviews/reviews/rev_2975.html   (896 words)

  
 Brudirect.com  - Local News
Haji Azmi Abdullah, head of the Department of Malay Language and Linguistic at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, has attended an international symposium on Language Research, Literature and Austronesia III Culture at Universitas Udayana in Bali, Indonesia held from August 19 to August 21.
The theme for the symposium was "Language, Literature and Austronesia Culture in the Mid Global Era and Multicultural Dynamic".
A total of 72 working papers were tabled during the symposium.
www.brudirect.com /DailyInfo/News/Archive/Aug04/290804/nite15.htm   (97 words)

  
 Austronesia Barat Filipina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Culture--Population
The Cams who reside in the coastal area, uses an Austronesia language and practice the matrilineal and matrilocal social system.
The people who live in the highland areas also speak the Austronesia language, that is similar to the Cam language and they practice a matrilineal and matrilocal social system similar to the Cams.
They are made up of several ethnic groups including Rhade, Jarai, Hroi, Cru and Raglai.
webpages.csus.edu /~sac94006/culturepopulation.htm   (440 words)

  
 Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog » Open Access Austronesians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Comparative Austronesian Project at the Australian National Universe has released a whole series of its books online as open access resources at the ANU’s cutting-edge Epress.
Those of you up to your neck in All Things Austronesian know that there are viewpoints on Austronesia other than those of Peter Bellwood, one of the main people involved in the project.
That said, it is hard to turn down volumes edited by people like Bellwood, James Fox, and Cliff Sather.
savageminds.org /2006/10/31/open-access-austronesians   (413 words)

  
 LINGUIST List 16.1268: General Ling/Romance/Bremen, Germany
Elisabeth Verhoeven, Romanisation world-wide: The impact of French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish on the autochthonous languages of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Austronesia (with special focus on Hispanicisation)
Message 1: Romanisation world-wide: The impact of French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish on the autochthonous languages of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Austronesia (with special focus on Hispanicisation)
Subject: Romanisation world-wide: The impact of French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish on the autochthonous languages of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Austronesia (with special focus on Hispanicisation)
www.linguistlist.org /issues/16/16-1268.html   (275 words)

  
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We also only have 1 professor who's doing lectures on Asian countries and since he has a Thai wife and lived in Thailand, they are all about Thailand and its natives.
We offer MA and PhD degrees in the languages and cultures of Austronesia.
And since my relatives are living in Malaysia (they're Chinese though) it's quite convenient for me to practise the language there.
www.xanga.com /CsCJanni/519362600/item.html   (487 words)

  
 Asia Finest Discussion Forum > Blasians
Well Austronesia refers specifically to the South East Asian archipelagos, so mainlanders like Thais, Khmers, Viets and so on are not included.
But even if we are austraneasians, I don't mind being called one.  Nothing to be ashamed of.
Their origin is somewhat of a mystery but there are theories that they are from the Measian group.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t9222-350.html   (4426 words)

  
 Asia Finest Discussion Forum > Viets Interbred W/ Austro-tai People
Why some Nothern Chinese would classify Vietnamese as "austros" is beyond me. Yes Vietnamese and Austronesia are located in SEA.
But then again I can use the same logic to label Nothern Chinese as "Hmong" since they both came from Northern China.
Why some Nothern Chinese would classify Vietnamese as "austros" is beyond me. Yes They Vietnam and Austronesia are located in SEA.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t6003.html   (1428 words)

  
 Austronesia - Synonyms from Thesaurus.com
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 Austronesia - Dictionnaire Français-Anglais WordReference.com
We found no English translation for 'Austronesia' in our French to English Dictionary.
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 austronesia - Information from Reference.com
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Reference: No results found in Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and Crystal Reference Encyclopedia.
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 Malagasy Music Festival Tour
The diversity of instruments reflects the mixture of cultures that has evolved in Madagascar through the centuries.
The zither is come from Austronesia, whereas the rhombe is African, and the flute and oboe are of Arabian origin.
In the evening, we have dinner at Antshow - the creation of Tarika's Hanitra Rasoanaivo - where there will be a valiha performance.
www.madagascar-travel.net /music.html   (739 words)

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