Entry ady
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fifamelezana, fifanafihana amin' ny basy [...]
¶ Fifampitoriana any amin' ny Fitsarana: < [...]
¶ Tsy fifanarahana, mety hiafara amin' ny [...]
¶ Fihaonan' ny rafitra, fifanarahan-doko, [...]
Mitovy hevitra: adilahy ~ fanditra ~ fanjihitra ~ fetrivoho ~ fifandirana ~ fifanjihirana ~ gidragidra ~ kisa ~ sentsena ~ sotasota ~ vaniny ~ vezovezo [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   A fight, combat, quarrel, contention, battle, dispute, contest, attack, assault, war. Also of things fitting well, as a door and its posts, two straight pieces of wood fitting well together, two bricks, etc. etc. With suffix pronoun -ny, as adiny, it means a something difficult to be done. [Jav. Avd (?); or Ar. Adava.] [Richardson 1885]
   fighting, war [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   guerre [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   combat [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974, SLP: Voambolana, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   discussion, dispute [Abinal 1888, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   procès [Abinal 1888, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   bataille
¶ Ajustage, jonction, mélange des couleurs, accord d'une copie avec son original [Abinal 1888]
French translation   lutte [SLP: Voambolana]
Examples  
1maty tany an'ady izy (il est mort à la guerre) [Abinal 1888]
2mahery an' ady izy (il est valeureux dans les combats) [Abinal 1888]
3nanao ady samy irery Davida sy Goliata (David et Goliath se battirent en combat singulier) [Abinal 1888]
4manana ady izy (il est en procès) [Abinal 1888]
5mba taiza no nahita ady hianao? [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
6maty maina ireo namoy ny ainy, tsy nahatohitra ny ady tsy omby tratra, ady tamin' ny hery setra, ady koa tamin' ny zehitra, izay samy nilomany. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 184]
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Morphology  
ady
adiko
adinao
adiny
adintsika
adinay
adinareo
adin'
adin-
adim-
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Updated on 2017/04/02