Entry akondro
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Hazo fihinamboa, boribory ny vatany, mitapelaka boribory lavalava ny raviny, ny voniny fotsy madinidinika ary ny voany, bontolontolo lavalava, mitandahatra mikambana ho lafitra, izay miisa maromaro manodidina ny tahom-boany milofika miafara amin' ny emboka. Voankazo mamy ny akondro, tsy mba misy olitra na biby, vokatra mandavan-taona ary saika maniry eran' ny nosy, porofoin' ny fisian' ny anarany samy hafa hatraiza hatraiza: fontsy na ontsy, katakata, kida, anampisaka, kimalao... Misy karazany maro ny akondro: afontsy, batavia, boroboaka, mavokely, ranjalia, sarika, tsiemeroa, tsilavonomby [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   the banana tree; the fruit of the banana. The stem, after being chopped, is given to oxen as food. The ashes obtained from burning the root are used in soapmaking. Musa sapientum, L., and M. paradisiaca, L. Same as ontsy (Sak.), and otsy (Bets.). The plantain tree and its fruit. [Mal. gala (?); Jav. gadang (?); Larika kora (?); Swa. mkanga; Taparua kala (?).] [Richardson 1885]
   a banana [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   banane [Hallanger 1974]
French translation   banane [SLP: Voambolana]
Examples  
1Koba, akondro, mofogasy no hozarainy ho an-janany. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 8]
2Rahefa mamangy izy dia mba mitondra fary, na akondro. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 104]
Scientific name   Musa sapientum, Musa paradisiaca
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   ontsy
Compound words, titles, names  
Quotes  
Toponymy   Place names having the word akondro (3): Akondro, Iakondro, Sahakondro
Analogy   akondro sarika ~ katakata ~ kida ~ kida ~ mofo akondro endasina
Illustrations  

Entry Akondro (akondro)
Part of speech   name (toponym) [list]
Vocabulary  
Toponymy   akondro
Illustrations  

Updated on 2013/03/30