Entry fana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Toetran' ny zavatra nohafanaina fanindroany indray: Fanam-bary [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   heat. [Mal. panas; Friendly Is. mafana; others, bafanet, mofanas.] [Richardson 1885]
   heat [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   la chaleur, le chaud, action de chauffer, de réchauffer [Abinal 1888]
   chaleur [Hallanger 1974]
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Toponymy   Place names having the word fana (1): Analamafana

Entry fana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanaovana izay hampahafana ny vehivavy vao avy niteraka mba hisorohana ny sovoka [Rajemisa 1985]
French translation   action de se tenir au chaud [Abinal 1888]
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Entry fana~
Part of speech   prefix [Words with fana~]
English translation   the commencement of modal and relative nouns from verbs in mana- in which no change is made in the initial consonant of the root, as fanamarina, and fanamarinana [manamarina, from marina, adj., root arina.] [Richardson 1885]
French translation   préfixe formant les substantifs verbaux des verbes en mana- [Abinal 1888]

Entry fa~na
Part of speech   circumfix [Words with fa~na]

Updated on 2017/06/30