Entry hainteny (hay, teny)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Teny an' ohatra voaravaka ohabolana, mam [...] [full text in 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