Entry longoza
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Karazan-tsakamalao sy tamotamo ary sakarivobe, mamoa mena, hanin' ny mpianala; ataony solondovia ny raviny [Rajemisa 1985]
   Aframomum angustifolium K. Schum (Zinzibéracées). Oe (écharde): tovon-dongoza, tsy misy ravina: asitrika anaty afo, dia apetaka eo amin' ny vava fery. [Descheemaeker: Ravimaitso]
English translation   a species of cardamom plant. The leaves are frequently used as substitutes for spoons. Known in Mauritius as Longouze (Amomum angustifolium, Hanb.) Same as lingoza (Betsimisaraka) [Richardson 1885]
French translation   plante; longouze, dont les feuilles sont employées souvent en guise de cuillère. Amomum Daniellii. [Abinal 1888]
Scientific name   Aframomum angustifolium, Amomum angustifolium, Amomum daniellii
Vocabulary  
Other spellings  
Synonyms   angezoka ~ volongoja
Toponymy   Place names having the word longoza (2): Longoza, Longozabe
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Entry Longoza (longoza)
Part of speech   name (toponym) [list]
Vocabulary  
Toponymy   longoza
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Updated on 2013/04/01