Entry ambatry
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Taisaka] amberovatry [Rakotosaona 1972]
English translation   [Betsileo] a seed. A shrub, the leaves of which are boiled by the Betsileo and applied locally for sprains and dislocations. It is also largely grown to supply food for silkworms. Cajanus indicus, Spreng. (Bets.) Same as antsotry (Betsim.), ambarivatry, and amberivatry, which last see. [Richardson 1885]
Scientific name   Cajanus indicus
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   ambarivatry ~ amberivatry ~ antsotry
Quotes  
Toponymy   Place names having the word ambatry (1): Ambatry
Analogy   bokan' ambatry
Illustrations  

Entry ambatry
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Teny azo heverina ho fanafohezana ny hoe amberivatry, izay nentina hilazana fahiny ny fitsinjarazaran' ny ariary kely indrindra na ampaharoa amby fitopolony: eranambatry (noheverina ho mitovy lanja amin' ny voan' amberivatry iray io vakimbola io) [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   rarely used as a single word, but, joined with erany, it means the 72ndpart of a dollar. [Richardson 1885]

Entry Ambatry (ambatry)
Part of speech   name (toponym) [list]
Vocabulary  
Toponymy   ambatry
Illustrations  

Updated on 2013/04/01