Entry henjana
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   Miridiridy mafy tsy milefitra: Henjan [...]
¶ Mafy, sarotra tanterahina: Henjana iz [...]
¶ Mahavizana: Henjana ity lalana ity [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   stiff; stretched tight; strict [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   raide [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974, SLP: Voambolana]
   tendu [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   fort, robuste, vigoureux: Henjana izy (Il est vigoureux) ~ Henjana iny làlana iny (Ce chemin est fatigant) [Abinal 1888]
   rigoureux [Hallanger 1974]
   rigide [SLP: Voambolana]
Examples   Henjana ny tady (La corde est raide) [Abinal 1888]
Toa sady mamanala izy izany no henjana be. [FOFAFIPE: Rosovola, page 76]
Nasiana lalàna henjana mifehy ny miaramila. [Randriamamonjy: Tantara, page 500]
fa tsy mba henjana tahaky ny any ny ampondra. [Callet: Tantara, page 65]
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Updated on 2016/11/03