Entry afo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Betsimisaraka] jiro, vain' afo [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Fivoahan-kafanana sy hazavana miaraka, atera-javatra anankiroa: ny iray mety mirehitra (hazo, arina, bozaka...) ary ny iray tsy hita maso ao anatin' ny rivotra atao hoe oksizena, izay mandoro mahamay: Latsaka ny hariva ka efa mampirehitra afo ny olona [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   fire
¶ fig. Calamity. [Found in many Mal. Arch. and Polyn. Languages, as api, yafo, yaf, apin, etc.] [Richardson 1885]
   fire [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   Feu; fig. calamité [Abinal 1888]
French definition   [Betsimisaraka] lampe; braise [Rakotosaona 1972]
French definition   feu [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Maty ny afo tao am-patana. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 148]
2Nampirehitra afo ry zareo, ary tamin' izany no nisakafoany sy namindroany. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 215]
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Morphology  
afo
afoko
afonao
afony
afontsika
afonay
afonareo
afon'
afon-
afom-
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Toponymy   Place names having the word afo (1): Ambatoafo

2017/06/29