Entry fody
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   voronkely latsadatsaka kokoa noho ny tot [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   the Madagascar cardinal-bird, a species of weaver-finch. Foudia madagascariensis. It is also called the rice-bird, from the destruction it sometimes causes to the rice crops. During the breeding season the male bird is, except the wings, of a brilliant scarlet colour
¶ also another species of weaver-finch. Ploceus algondae [Richardson 1885]
   the rice-sparrow (the male is red in summer) [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   cardinal. Foudia madagascariensis [Abinal 1888]
   cardinal [Rajemisa: Vakoka]
   petit oiseau qui fréquente les rizières : le mâle est rouge en été [Hallanger 1974]
Scientific name   Foudia madagascariensis, Ploceus algondae
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   fitily
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Toponymy   Place names having the word fody (1): Marofody

Entry fody (ody)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fiverenana indray amin' ny teny natao, f [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
French translation   retourner au même maître, action de se dédire, de rompre un contrat [Abinal 1888]
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Entry fody (ody)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fomba entina mody (any an-trano), na fom [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
French translation   manière de retourner [Abinal 1888]
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Entry fody
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   rindrina (mirindrina) [Tanala] [Rakotosaona 1972]

Updated on 2016/03/07