Entry boka
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   aretina mandrakotra fery mirofotra ny te [...] 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. [full text in 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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Web   World Health Organization: Leprosy (http://www.who.int/lep/index.html)

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 [...] [Sakalava] [full text in 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 n [...] [Sakalava] [full text in 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 2017/03/10