Entry boka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   aretina mandrakotra fery mirofotra ny tena manontolo, manombaka amin'ny tanana sy ny tongotra. (Amin'io hevitra io anefa, dia ny teny habokana no mazàna ampiaisaina, fa ny hoe boka dia enti-milaza ny olona mararin'io aretina io, izay atao hoe marary hoditra): Maro ankehitriny ny trano itsaboana ny boka. [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a leper [Richardson 1885, Hallanger 1973]
   leprosy [Arab bahak ?] [Richardson 1885]
French translation   lépreux [Abinal 1888, Rajaonarimanana 1995, Hallanger 1974]
   lèpre [Tanala] [Beaujard 1998]
German translation   Leprakranke [Bergenholtz 1991]
Examples   Raha boka mbola tsy mondry fa mbola matevitevina ny tarehy ny, asiana famalanam-boka [Callet: Tantara, page 116]
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Entry boka
Part of speech   adjective
English translation   scabby, as applied to sheep and the bark of trees, etc. [Richardson 1885]
French translation   lépreux [Abinal 1888, Beaujard 1998]
   lebbroso [Profita 1969]
German translation   leprakrank [Bergenholtz 1991]
Examples   Nivikiviky ery ny famindrany fa hay tsy boka akory, fa nody boka fotsiny! [Rajaonarivelo: Bina, page 109]
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Toponymy   Place names having the word boka (1): Bokarano

Entry boka
Part of speech   adjective
English translation   exhausted, spent, spoiled, worn out, tasteless, insipid, unsavoury; proved to be false; to have lost one's title, position, or honour [Provincial] [Richardson 1885]

Entry boka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   ny atin'ny voan'ny lombiry fanao amin'ny zanatsirika [Sakalava] [Rajemisa 1985]

Entry boka
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   matsatso, kivy [Bara] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Matsatso [Tanosy] [Rakotosaona 1972]
French translation   saumàtre (eau) ; douce (eau). [Tankarana] [David 1952 (takila B)]

Entry boka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   tandroka tsentsenana volovolon-javatra na vovo-kazo atao fandrehetana paik'afo [Sakalava] [Rajemisa 1985]
   vohavoha azo avy amin'ny vatan'akondro [SLP: Voambolana]
English translation   bokaka [Richardson 1885]
French translation   amadou tiré du bananier [SLP: Voambolana]
Updated on 2017/07/03