Entry hainteny (hay, teny)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Teny an' ohatra voaravaka ohabolana, mampiseho fahaizana sy fahakingana, nampiasain' ny Ntaolo tamin' ny fananarana na nifamalian' ny tanora nanao resa-pitiavana [Rajemisa 1985]
   lahabolana mirindra,feno ohatrohatra enti-mampita hevitra amin' ny fomba miolaka, ifamaliana ka ny tanora lahy sy vavy mifamboraka fitiavana no tena manao azy; ampisaina hampitana anatra amam-pitsipi-pitondran-tena ihany koa [Akademia 2005]
English translation   [ hain-teny ] A proverb, a figure of speech; a repartee, an adage. See ohabolana [Richardson 1885]
   [ hain-teny ] a short discourse in traditional form; words of wisdom [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   [ hain-teny ] proverbe [Abinal 1888]
   [ hain-teny ] expression figurée; bref discours dans le style traditionnel [Hallanger 1974]
   (une) poésie traditionnelle; (l') art d [...] [full text in Deverchin: Dictionnaire]
   réparties amoureuses (genre poétique t [...] [full text in Rajaonarimanana 1995]
Italian translation   proverbio [Profita 1969]
Examples   Tsy izany ihany koa, fa amin' izany fiovaovsna izany dia misy ohabolana sy hainteny tsy dia manana fitohizana akory amin' ny teny mialoha sy manaraka azy. [Randzavola: Baiboly, page 709]
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Updated on 2017/06/23