Samoic languages

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Samoic
Samoic–Outlier
Geographic
distribution:
Polynesian islands
Linguistic classification: Austronesian
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: None

The Samoic–Outlier languages, also known as Samoic languages, are a purported group of Polynesian languages, encompassing the Polynesian languages of Samoa, Tuvalu, American Samoa, Tokelau, Wallis and Futuna, and Polynesian outlier languages in New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and the Federated States of Micronesia. The name "Samoic-Outlier" recognizes Sāmoan.

Classification[edit]

According to Ethnologue 16, the Samoic languages are as follows: