Entry Merina
Part of speech name (ethnonym)
Explanations in Malagasy Foko lehibe monina afovoan' ny Nosy, izany hoe amin' ny tampon-kavoana voafaritry ny tanin' ny Vonizongo, avaratra, ny tendrombohitr' Ankaratra, atsimo, ny reniranon' i Sakay, andrefana, ny tandavan-tendrombohitr' Angavo, atsinanana
¶ Tanan-dehibe: Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Miarinarivo, Soavinandriana, Ambatolampy, Arivonimamo, Manjakandriana. Samy manana ny anarana iantsoany ny Merina ny foko samihafa any anindrana: Amboalambo, hoy ny Sakalava; Ambaniandro na Merinalavasofina, hoy ny Betsileo; Antaimerina, hoy ny foko sasantsasany, ary Hova, hoy ny Betsimisaraka [Rajemisa 1985]
Explanations in French nom d'une population du centre de Madaga [...] [full text in Rajaonarimanana 1995]
Vocabulary 
Compound words, titles, names 
Analogues  Ambaniandro ~ Hova ~ Tankova
Tables and plates Dialectal words
Toponymy Place names having the word Merina (2): Imerimandroso, Imerimanjaka

Updated on 2020/07/31