Entry ambosy
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   famporisihana olona hanao zavatra iray
¶ famporisihana, famokisana olona tsy hana [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   flattery, deception by raising false hopes, creating undue confidence; prompting to fight, yet not in a fair quarrel. [Richardson 1885]
French translation   excitation, encouragement soit en bien soit en mal [Abinal 1888]
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Updated on 2012/01/30