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Hypothetical linguistic family proposed by linguist Paul Benedict to include the present (and now geographically separated) Thai-Kadai and Austronesian families. It is possible that these two major linguistic groups could have shared a common origin area in southern China, probably in excess of 5000 years ago.

The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983Copied