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 definition 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]
  [Sakalava] a large tree [Richardson 1885]
 a large tree of the fig family (south and west) [Hallanger 1973]
French definition Nom de plusieurs espèces de figuiers et de leurs fruits [Abinal 1888]
 espèce de figuier (sud et ouest) [Hallanger 1974]
  [Sakalava] Ficus cocculifolia Baker (Moraceae). Fruits comestibles. Écorce fournissant une fibre pour cordes et textiles grossiers : latex réputé médicinal. [Boiteau 1997]
Vocabulary 
Scientific name Ficus cocculifolia
Analogues  adabobe ~ adabolahy ~ adabonolona ~ adabonomby ~ adabovavy
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]
Quotes 
Toponymy Place names having the word adabo (11)
Adabo
Adabofolo
Adabomahebo
  Adabomaro
Adaboroa
Adabotelo
  Adabozato
Ambodiadabo
Beadabo
  Maroadabo
Maroadabokely

Entry adabo
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition  [Taifasy, Taimoro, Taisaka] amponga [Rakotosaona 1972]
Vocabulary 

Entry Adabo
Part of speech name (toponym) [full list]
Vocabulary 
Toponymy adabo

2017/09/03