Entry gaga
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   Mihetsi-tsaina amam-panahy eo anoloan' n [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   amazed, astonished at. It governs an accusative case, as gaga anao aho, I am astonished at you. See ankona, kehaka, taitra, talanjona. [Jav. gaget, kayet, to startle.] [Richardson 1885]
   astonished [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   Etonné, stupéfait, en admiration, surpris: Gaga anao aho (Je vous admire) ~ Gaga ny nataonao aho (J'admire ce que vous avez fait) ~ Gaga aho raha sahynanao ratsy toy izany îzy (Je suis étonné qu'il ait osé se conduire aussi mal) [Abinal 1888]
   étonné, ébahi [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Gaga aho raha tany Ambohimahagaga
ary talanjona raha tery Andohatanjona
[Fox: Hainteny, number 295]
2Toa gaga ihany koa izy, satria nanaronana sosoa maraina sy nasaina nihinana tao an-dakozia. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 163]
3Hoy izy gaga nijery ahy tsara. [Andriamalala: Ranomasina, page 44]
Derivations  
Morphology  
gaga
ga
Synonyms   dagaga ~ dogaga ~ talanjona ~ tolagaga ~ tokaka ~ vaky vava ~ zendana ~ variana ~ sondriana ~ revo ~ renoka ~ kepoka ~ vakim-baratra ~ ilatsaham-baratra ~ gaina foana ~ kehana foana
Toponymy   Place names having the word gaga (1): Mahagaga

Entry ga (gaga)
Part of speech   imperative of adjective gaga [list]
Examples   Admirez, soyez étonné [Abinal 1888]

Entry ga
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   goaika [Bara] [Rakotosaona 1972]
English translation   a provincial word for goaika [Mal. gagak.] [Richardson 1885]
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   goaga ~ goaka ~ goaika ~ goake ~ goaky

Updated on 2013/12/06