It is astonishing how widely this Malayo-Polynesian speech has spread.
Above this, we have a second level of culture, the Malayo-Polynesian.
The American and the Malayo-Polynesian races form the two last groups.
As compared with Malayo-Polynesian culture, however, it presents an important additional factor.
The group belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian race, of which the parent stock seems to have inhabited the region of Annam.