Entry havoana (avo)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Sihanaka] tanety iva [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Tendrombohitra tsy dia avo loatra: Eny antampon-kavoana
Mitovy hevitra: bongon-tany ~ dongona ~ kiborin-tany ~ ongonongon-tany ~ tendrombohitra ~ tovon-tany ~ vohon-tany [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   a hill, an ascent, a mountain, hilly ground; also a tree. See abo, avo, tendrombohitra. [Richardson 1885]
   a high place, high ground [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   plateau, terre haute [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Hitanao ve iry havoana kely hodidinin' ny ala iry? [Andriamalala: Taolambalo, page 15]
2Nitobianay ary ny havoana onenantsika ankehitriny. [Profita: Ranary, page 30]
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Updated on 2017/04/12