Entry goavana
Part of speech adjective
Malagasy definition Lehibe makadiry sady lava, ngezabe [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition huge, immense and good looking. See goay. [Richardson 1885]
 huge, enormous [Hallanger 1973]
French definition  [Tankarana] immense. [David 1952 (takila G)]
 énorme [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
 grand, corpulent [Abinal 1888]
Morphology 
goavana
goavam-
Synonyms goay ~ goaibe ~ goavambe
Examples 
1Tolona goavana anefa izany. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 194]
2Goavana izany voalazan' i Lioka ao izany! [Randriamamonjy: Ombalahibemaso, page 115]
3Hita fa halatra ity, ary halatra goavana. [Andraina: I Vola, page 132]
4Ny lazany dia diso nanjary sary goavana tao amin' ny fanahy antakay. [Ndemahasoa: Antakay, page 178]

Updated on 2017/05/21