Entry dio
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Tsy fisiana loto na pentina; fangarangar [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   cleanliness, purity, brightness. Lio is used in some provinces for dio [See note to diavolana] [Richardson 1885]
   cleanliness [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   propreté [Hallanger 1974]
French translation   corps à l'état pur [SLP: Voambolana]
Derivations  
Toponymy   Place names having the word dio (3): Madiolamba, Madiorano, Sahamadio

Updated on 2017/04/02