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Author(s): Narivelo Rajaonarimanana
Malagasy is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in Madagascar by approximately 13 million speakers. Its closest relative is Ma'anyan, a language spoken in southeast Kalimantan (cf. Dahl 1991). The language was probably brought to around 400 c.e. Between the 11th and the 14th century, Islamic peoples migrated to the island, probably from the East African coast (Rajaonarimanana 1990:180), who became the ancestors of present-day clans like the Antemoro. The medieval contacts between Madagascar, called by the Arab geographers Jazīrat al-Qamar (this term later came to designat…
Date: 2018-04-01