Entry Andriananahary (andriana, ary)
Part of speech   name (anthroponym) [list]
Malagasy definition   Teny ilazana an' Andriamanitra, izay noh [...] andriamanitra [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   [nahary, past tense of mahary, to create.] God, the Creator of the universe. This word is the most universally used in speaking of God, and is used by all the tribes throughout the island. It is often combined with andriamanitra. See zanahary. [Richardson 1885]
   the Creator, God [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   Le Créateur, Dieu [Hallanger 1974]

Updated on 2009/02/23