Entry alakamisy
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   hazo anaovana fanafody( Crateva excelsa).
¶ Zavamaniry azo atao ody tazo ny fakany, [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a tree used in house-building. It is said to be brought from the forest only on Thursdays, hence its name. Chips of the wood are used as a remedy for colic and indigestion.
¶ Probably the same as the preceeding. Used by the Sakalava as a medecine for pains in the head. [Richardson 1885]
   Burasaia, Crateva [Schatz: Flora]
French translation   arbre dont on fait des remèdes. [Abinal 1888]
   nom d'une plante (?), écorce et feuilles utilisées en tisane contre les coliques. [Tankarana] [David 1952 (takila A)]
Examples   alakamisy, asaina ny fakany, ary sotroina amy ny rano [Callet: Tantara, page 104]
Scientific name   Crateva excelsa, Burasaia nigrescens
Vocabulary  
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Bibliography   Generic Tree Flora of Madagascar

Entry alakamisy
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   alakamisy no andro voalohany tamin'ny razana; andron'Andriana, fisantarana ny zavatr'Andriana; andro fidin'ny Andriana hisehoana amin'ny ambanilanitra ( continued) [Ravelojaona: Firaketana]
   andro fahadimy amin'ny herinandro. Araka [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   Thursday. [Ar. Al-chamisu - Fifth.] [Richardson 1885]
   Thursday. [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   jeudi. [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974, Rajaonarimanana 1996]
   jeudi. ~ Amin'ny alakamisy (à jeudi) ~ Alin'ny alarobia hifoha alakamisy (la nuit du mercredi) [full text in Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   jeudi [ar.: Kamsa, cinq, al-Kamis, jeudi] [Tanala] [Beaujard 1998]
   giovedi [Profita 1969]
German translation   Donnerstag. Amin'ny alakamisy faha... [...] [full text in Bergenholtz 1991]
Examples  
1Tamy ny andro Alakamisy 1 Alahamady, 1 July 1886, nonitokanana ny trano fiangonana ao Anjanahary. [Cohen-Bessy: Rakotovao, page 171]
2Randriampeno dia nangataka mba hatao amin'ny iray volan'ny Alakamisy ho avy, ary ny ray aman-dreniny nanaraka izany; [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
Vocabulary  
Quotes  
Toponymy   Place names having the word alakamisy (3): Alakamisy, Alakamisy-Ambohijato, Alakamisy-Anativato
Analogy   Measure of Time

Entry Alakamisy
Part of speech   name (toponym) [list]
Malagasy definition   anaran'ny tanàna anaovana tsena a [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   the place where Thursday's market is held. [Richardson 1885]
French translation   les marchés du jeudi: l'emplacement du marché [Abinal 1888]
   marchés du jeudi. [Rajaonarimanana 1995]
Examples   Ny orimbato hoe Manganiha ny eo avaratr' Alakamisy, sy ny orimbato eo Antsahamasina: [Callet: Tantara, page 144]
Vocabulary  
Toponymy   alakamisy
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Updated on 2017/03/10