Entry fady
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   Zavatra voararan' ny fomban-dRazana na n [...]
¶ Tsy azo anaovan-javatra na voarara tsy h [...]
¶ Zavatra tsy fanaom-bahoaka na tsy fanao [...]
¶ Zavatra heverina ho tsy azon' ny tena at [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
French translation   Ce qui est sacré, défendu, prohibé, abominable, incestueux, ce dont on s'abstient ou dont on doit s'abstenir, maudit: Fady izany (C'est sacré, tout-à-fait prohibé, abominable) ~ Fady ahy ny manao izany (Je ne ferai jamais cela) ~ Fady azy ny tongolo (Il ne mange jamais d'oignons) ~ Hokapohiko ilay fady (Je vais le frapper ce maudit, ce coquin) [Abinal 1888]
Malagasy definition   faly [SLP: Voambolana]
English translation   forbidden, tabou [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   prohibé [Hallanger 1974]
French translation   interdit, tabou [SLP: Voambolana]
Examples  
1Fady koa ny marary. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 17]
2Avia ange, aza fady! [Andriamalala: Taolambalo, page 143]
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fady
fadin'
fadia
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Toponymy   Place names having the word fady (1): Anjozorofady

Entry fady
Part of speech   noun
English translation   abstinence, fasting, prohibition; unlawfulness, incest; anything tabooed. It often takes an accusative case, as: fady ahy izany. Faly is used in the provinces. [comp. Swa. fali, an omen.] [Richardson 1885]
   something forbidden, a tabou [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   tabou [Hallanger 1974]

Entry fady
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   zavatra mivonto mahatonga aretina, ratra [Antemoro] [Rakotosaona 1972]
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Updated on 2017/04/12