Entry fatidra (fatitra, ra)
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition fomba atao amin' ny alalan' ny fatitra ifampihinanan' ny olona roa ra mba ho mari-piwkaizana mafy: Nanao fatidra hono, Radama rainy sy i Hastie
¶ sakaiza na namana mifankatia fatratra: Tsy mahagaga raha tsy mahafoy an-dRakoto Rabe: fatidrany hatry ny ela iny [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition [ fati-dra ] blood brotherhood; the ceremony of entering into a mutual and solemn pledge of friendship or brotherhood. It is performed by each party partaking of a small piece of liver, etc., mixed with the blood of the other party. [Richardson 1885]
 the ceremony of blood brotherhood [Hallanger 1973]
French definition parenté de sang; cérémonie pour marquer cette parenté [Hallanger 1974]
French definition alliance par le sang [SLP 1986]
Analogues  fanange ~ sakarivo
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