Entry baba
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition  [Bara, Sihanaka, Tanosy] ray, dada [Rakotosaona 1972]
  [Betsimisaraka] ray [Rakotosaona 1972]
 Ray, dada (teny efa tranainy, nefa mbola fampiasa ankehitriny any anindrantany: Baba sy nindry
Mitovy hevitra: aba ~ kaky
¶ Lehilahy efa antitra dia antitra, konka [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition father [Richardson 1885]
French definition (vieux mot). Papa [Abinal 1888]
Vocabulary 
Synonyms aba ~ ada ~ dada ~ ikaky ~ ray
Analogy  bababe ~ babahely

Entry baba
Part of speech adjective
Malagasy definition Tsara tarehy, kanto (tsy fampiasa raha tsy miaraka amin' ny mpisolo anarana fanao tovana ny: Babany izany raha tarehin' olona
¶ Tsy leo amin' ny zavatra ataony, manan-daza, manehoeho [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition an expression of surprise mingled with pleasure. Beautiful! capital! Famous! [Swa. Beba, root of verb with the same meaning.] [Richardson 1885]
French definition Beau, magnifique, fameux [Abinal 1888]
Analogy  babaray ~ babareny

Entry baba
Part of speech adjective
Malagasy definition  [Taisaka] miharihary [Rakotosaona 1972]

Entry baba
Part of speech Unspecified
Malagasy definition jereo babaka [Rajemisa 1985]
Compound words, titles, names 

2013/09/06