Entry fafana (fafa)
Part of speech   passive verb
Malagasy definition   Esorina ny loto, ny fako amin' ny zavatra na toerana iray: Fafao tsara ny efitrano fandriana
¶ Faohina: Efa nofafako ny latabatra
¶ Alaina tsy misy avala na kely aza: Nofafan' ny mpangalatra ny entanay tany ambanivohitra [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   to be swept [Richardson 1885, Hallanger 1973]
   to be wiped, to be cleared off [Richardson 1885]
French definition   qu'on balaie [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   qu'on essuie [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   qu'on raffle: Nofafan' ny tompon-trosa ny fananako rehetra (Mon créancier a rafflé tous mes biens) [Abinal 1888]
Morphology  
fafana
fafako
fafanao
fafany
fafantsika
fafanay
fafanareo
fafan'
fafan-
fafam-
fafa-
nofafana
nofafako
nofafanao
nofafany
nofafantsika
nofafanay
nofafanareo
nofafan'
nofafan-
nofafam-
nofafa-
hofafana
hofafako
hofafanao
hofafany
hofafantsika
hofafanay
hofafanareo
hofafan'
hofafan-
hofafam-
hofafa-
fafao
Compound words, titles, names  

Entry fafana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Bezanozano, Sihanaka, Taimoro] hazofisaka [Rakotosaona 1972]
   [Tanala] hazo fisaka fanaovana gorodon-trano [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Hazo fisaka natao solontsolaitra nanoratana tamin' ny andro taloha: Nasiana menaka kely aloha ny fafana, isaky ny anoratana, dia norarahana vovoka [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   a piece of board for writing on, a lesson-board, a blackboard. [Richardson 1885]
French definition   tablette des anciens pour écrire [Abinal 1888]
French definition   [Tankarana] planche [David 1952, Rajaonarimanana 1995, SLP: Voambolana (takila F)]
French definition   [Tankarana] madrier mince. [David 1952 (takila F)]

Entry fafana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fofona manitra mamerovero mandraraka eran' ny toerana izay [Rajemisa 1985]
French definition   odeur [Abinal 1888]
Derivations  
Morphology  
fafana
fafako
fafanao
fafany
fafantsika
fafanay
fafanareo
fafan'
fafan-
fafam-
fafa-

-pafana

Updated on 2017/03/10