Entry lambo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Tanosy] kisoa [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Kisoa dia: Mihaza lambo [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   the wild hog, a somewhat common animal in the forest regions of Madagascar and very destructive to plantations. There appear to be two species of this animal: one called lamboniva, inhabiting the lower coast regions, Potamochaerus madagascariensis, or P. africanus, Gray; and another called lambonava, found in the upper forests, P. Edwardsi, Grandid.; the latter is the larger of the two. [Comp. Mal. lambu, an ox] [Richardson 1885]
   a wild boar, a wild pig [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   sanglier [Rajemisa: Vakoka, Veyrières 1913, Hallanger 1974]
Examples   Tsy maninona na mpanotrika izany, na mpaka kitay, na lambo, na gidro, na bibilava. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 239]
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Scientific name   Potamochaerus madagascariensis, Potamochaerus africanus, Potamochaerus edwardsi
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Toponymy   Place names having the word lambo (2): Belambo, Marolambo
Analogy   lambonava ~ lamboniva

Entry lambo
Part of speech   noun
French definition   Se disait des fainéants qui aiment à manger [Veyrières 1913]

Entry lambo
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanaovana izay hampahalamalama hialan' ny maraorao; fisafosafoana feno tambitamby. [Rajemisa 1985]
French definition   polissage
¶ Figuré: caresse faite avec la main [Abinal 1888]
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Synonyms   lambolambo

Updated on 2017/06/29