Entry bitaka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fitsinjahana noho ny hafaliana, [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a bound, a jump, a spring of the body made in giving expression to joy or exultation; a dance in warlike orations expressing defiance. [Richardson 1885]
   a leap, a jump [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   bond de joie, gambade en signe de joie ou d’approbation [Abinal 1888]
   bond, gambade [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Hoby sy bitaka va re no an' ny Ambanilanitra, izay nomeny voninahitra ka nolalovany toy izany. [Rabary: Daty, page 1122]
2Vatrany ny misambo-balala ho azy ka ahatsiahivany ny teniny miverimberina hoe:"raha tsy azoko anio ialahy ry ambolo bitaka, ry ambolo matavy, azoko rahampitso. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 26]
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Entry bitaka
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   kely [Tanala] [Rakotosaona 1972]

Updated on 2017/05/24