Entry lalamby (lalana, vy)
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition Lalana nasiana bara vy lava mitovy elanelana hatrany ikorisan' ny kodiaran' ny masinina, lzay atao indrindra koa hoe fiara na kalesin-dalamby; hazo efajoro na vy no rairaindrihana ipetrahan' ireo bara vy [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation (lalam-by) a word used for a railway; lit. an iron road [Richardson 1885]
 a railroad [Hallanger 1973]
French translation chemin de fer [Hallanger 1974]
 chemin de fer, voie ferrée, rail [SLP 1986]
Vocabulary 
Analogues  T.C.E. : Tananarive Côte-Est ~ F.C.E. : Fianarantsoa Côte-Est ~ M.L.A. : Moramanga-Lac Alaotra ~ T.A. : Tananarive-Antsirabe
Examples 
1Fantatrao ve ny halavan' ireo lalamby ireo? [Fagereng: Tantara, page 73]
2Misy lalamby mandalo any anaty tany, nefa mazava toy ny antoandrobe. [Rakotozafy: Ratsimba]
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Updated on 2020/07/31