Entry hazotokana (hazo, tokana)
Part of speech noun
English translation a hard-wooded shrub, a decoction of the leaves of which is used as a vermifuge and also for indigestion. The natives used to believe that if any part of this shrub were brought into the house all the pots would break. Vernonia sp. Same as mananotsa [Richardson 1885]
Vocabulary 
Scientific name Vernonia
Synonyms mananotsa
Examples 
1Hazotokana, ny ravina tanehina sotroina. [Callet: Tantara, page 124]
2Ny dingadingana namoa tsy an-dravina
ny hazotokana namoa tsy am-bony
ary ny paiso nandika taona
ka nahoana re no nanjary niova toy izany izy, razoky?
[Fox: Hainteny, number 418]

Updated on 2020/07/31