Entry famoizana (foy)
Part of speech   noun
English translation   rejection, abandonment ; renunciation [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   action de renoncer, de perdre [Hallanger 1974]
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Entry famoizana (foy)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fahavakisana vay, famoahana nana [Rajemisa 1985]
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Entry famoizana (foy)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanononan-tena fa tsy hahita ny very na [...]
¶ Zavatra atao ho mariky ny fanaovam-belom [...]
¶ Fanomezana tanteraka: Misaotra erampo [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   [Rel. s. from mamoy (foy).] Any medicine or charm used on recovering from illness to prevent a relapse
¶ a charm given to make one forget a past evil, a misfortune, a deceased parent, or to a child to make it forget its mother, etc.
¶ the last ceremonies performed for the dead. See afana. [Richardson 1885]
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Updated on 2009/10/28