indo-pacific


adjective

  1. of or relating to the areas of the Indian and Pacific oceans off the coast of SE Asia.

noun

  1. a proposed linguistic family including all the non-Austronesian languages of the Pacific.

adjective

  1. of or relating to the region of the Indian and W Pacific Oceans off the coast of SE Asia

noun

  1. a hypothetical family of languages relating the languages of New Guinea other than Malayo-Polynesian. Tentative affiliations with Malayo-Polynesian or Australian languages have been suggested

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