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Related to Austro-Asiatic: Kurd, Dravidian
Aus·tro-A·si·at·ic(ô′strō-ā′zhē-ăt′ĭk, -shē-, -zē-)
A family of languages of southeast Asia once dominant in northeast India and Indochina, including Mon-Khmer and Munda.
(Languages) a hypothetical phylum or superfamily of languages consisting of Mon-Khmer and certain other languages of India and South-East Asia. Links with Malayo-Polynesian have also been suggested
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|Noun||1.||Austro-Asiatic - a family of languages spoken in southern and southeastern Asia|
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
Munda - a family of languages spoken by people scattered throughout central India
Mon-Khmer - a branch of the Austro-Asiatic languages