Entry afokasoka (afo, kasoka)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Poti-banja miraikitra amin' ny tendron' ny tahon-kazo kely, izay akasoka amin' ny baoritra misy ankoso-banja koa ka miteraka lelafo vetivety
¶ voan' afokasoka: ny singany tsirairay
¶ tahon' afokasoka: ilay tapany tsy mirehitra
¶ tranon' afokasoka: ny fitoerany [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   [kasoka, rubbing.] matches. [Richardson 1885]
   a match [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   allumette [Hallanger 1974, SLP: Voambolana]
Examples   Ny afokasoka rahateo koa moa matetika tsy nisy, otrikafo no natao fitahirizana afo tao an-trano. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 10]
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Updated on 2016/08/03