Entry adabo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   karazan-kazo lehibe izay fihinana ny voany ary fanao lakana ny vatany; ny raviny kosa nilalaovan' ny ankizy fahizay nataony elo ka avy amin' izany no nahatonga ilay fitenenana hoe: mielo ravin' adabo, ka na tsy voky ny voany aza mieloelo ny raviny (Ficus cocculifolia) [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   A tree. There are two kinds: the adabolahy and the adabovavy; the fruit of both may be eaten in small quantities; that of the former is best, though smallest in size. If eaten to excess, the fruit is said to cause a vomiting of blood. The wood of the adabo being light is used in making canoes. Ficus sp. [Richardson 1885]
   a large tree [Sakalava] [Richardson 1885]
   a large tree of the fig family (south and west) [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   Nom de plusieurs espèces de figuiers et de leurs fruits [Abinal 1888]
   espèce de figuier (sud et ouest) [Hallanger 1974]
   Ficus cocculifolia Baker (Moraceae). Fruits comestibles. Écorce fournissant une fibre pour cordes et textiles grossiers : latex réputé médicinal. [Sakalava] [Boiteau: Végétaux]
Examples  
1ary dia nananika nitoetra eo am-body ny adabo n' omby izy mirahalahy [Callet: Tantara, page 846]
2Ary ao ambaniatsimon'ny toby, misy adabo maniry maro maro hiany, an-dohasaha. [Cohen-Bessy: Rakotovao, page 263]
Scientific name   Ficus cocculifolia
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Toponymy   Place names having the word adabo (11)
Adabo
Adabofolo
Adabomahebo
  Adabomaro
Adaboroa
Adabotelo
  Adabozato
Ambodiadabo
Beadabo
  Maroadabo
Maroadabokely
Analogy   adabobe ~ adabolahy ~ adabonolona ~ adabonomby ~ adabovavy

Entry adabo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   amponga [Antefasy, Antemoro, Antesaka] [Rakotosaona 1972]
Vocabulary  

Entry Adabo
Part of speech   name (toponym) [list]
Vocabulary  
Toponymy   adabo
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Updated on 2017/09/03