Entry fafa
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanalana ny loto, fanadiovana zavatra na toerana: Ratsy fafa izany trano izany.
¶ Mamafa, mifafa, manraoka, mifaoka, manala loto. Mafafa, fafam-bolotondro, fafanimondry, lany, lifa, malifa, naiifa, fongana, tapitra, tsy misy miangana [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   sweeping, cleaning off. See faoka. [Richardson 1885]
   the act of sweeping [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   action de balayer [Hallanger 1974, Deschamps 1936]
   action d'asperger, d'essuyer [Antesaka] [Deschamps 1936]
Examples  
1Nisento Vololona, dia ny fafa trano no notohizany. [Andriamalala: Taolambalo, page 98]
2Nony vita fafa, dia naka omby vositra izy natao sorona, nadaboka teo atsinanan-trano. [Razafiarivony: Harivolana, page 193]
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Entry fafa
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   mibadabada, miambatrambatra, fiteny, badalela [Antemoro] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   badalela, miraikidela [Antambahoaka] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   badalela [Antesaka, Bara] [Rakotosaona 1972]
French translation   bègue [Antesaka] [Deschamps 1936]
   qui bégaie. (vavà). [Tankarana] [David 1952 (takila F)]

Entry fafa
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   hazo fisaka [Antesaka] [Rakotosaona 1972]
French translation   planche [Antesaka] [Deschamps 1936]

Updated on 2017/07/13