Entry farihy
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition Tany lemaka lehibe feno rano mihandrona tsy mivoaka: Farihin' Alaotra. (Misy karazany telo ny rano mihandrona amin' ny tany lemaka toy izany arakaraka ny halehibeny, ka ny farihy no lehibe indrindra, dia ny kamory, ary ny dobo no kely indrindra, ka itỳ farany mety ho vita-Nanahary na arin-tanan' olombelona) [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition a pool, a pond, a lake. Larger than kamory [Richardson 1885]
French definition lac [Abinal 1888, SLP 1986]
French definition étang [Abinal 1888]
Vocabulary 
Analogues  dobo ~ kamory
Examples 
1Difotra ny tanimbary rehetra, ny zehitra amoron' Alaotra lasa ohatra ny farihy ranoray daholo. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 36]
2nony nanaovana farihy kely, dia nisy eran-tánan-droa; [Callet: Tantara, page 632]
Quotes 
Toponymy Place names having the word farihy (5)
Amparihikely
  Amparihilava
  Amparihimaina
  Amparihimanga
  Amparihimena
 

2013/11/24