Entry anaka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   zanaka [Bara, Betsileo] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Teny mitovy tsy misy hafa amin' ny hoe z [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a child, the young of anything; any one treated with affection; an affectionate and respectful mode of address. Avia, anaka, Come, child. This word anaka is also always used in the provinces where zanaka would be used in Imerina. [Mal. anak.] [Richardson 1885]
   a child [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   enfant, mon cher enfant: [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1" "Eny, anaka," hoy Rafotsibe, "fa misaotra anareo aho. [Rabezandrina: Ikotofetsy, page 25]
2Izao no teniko aminao anaka: [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
3Efa lehibe anaka izy Ravokatra: [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 89]
4Nanana anaka i Neny tamin' iny taona nahafahako fanadinana iny. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 159]
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Updated on 2015/09/07