Entry bongo
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   Enti-milaza ny tarehy na ny maso toa miv [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   swollen [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   boursouflé [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   gonflé [Abinal 1888]
Examples   Aferon-kena mangidy ela tsy nahita tava ka bongo maso [Fox: Hainteny, number 364]
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Entry bongo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Anaran-kazo fakana loko mainty handokoan [...]
¶ Hazo madinika akana heza fampandairana l [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a shrub used for dyeing silk black, or put in the water in which silk is washed in order to give it a firmer texture. it is also used as a remedy for syphilis. Dionychia bojeri, Naud. ; also a species of plectronia (?) [Richardson 1885]
French translation   arbuste dont on tire un mordant pour la teinture. Dionychia bojeri, Naud. [Abinal 1888]
Scientific name   Dionychia bojeri, Plectronia
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Entry bongo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Anarana ilazana ireo fakofako sy zavatra [...]
¶ Trano na lava-boalavo ipetrahany
¶ Trano tsizarizary sady iva: Trano bon [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a hut, a nest [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   hutte, cabane [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   nid [Abinal 1888]
Examples   Hotely bongo teny Isotry no nisakafoako antoandro. [Andraina: I Vola, page 42]
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Entry bongo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   sombin-tany mivaingana [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   a small mound [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   montagne, plateau [Tankarana] [David 1952 (takila B)]
   mamelon [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
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Entry bongo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   tapakazo, vatan-kazo tapaka [Sihanaka] [Rakotosaona 1972]
French translation   une touffe de plantes [Abinal 1888]
   tuffe [Hallanger 1974]

Entry bongo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fitsimponana ny sisa tsy voaotin' ny mpi [...] [Sakalava] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]

Entry bongo
Part of speech   noun
French translation   biens dépensés par le maître; testament, contrat changés par ceux qui en avaient le droit [Abinal 1888]

Updated on 2017/03/10