Entry madiva (diva)
Part of speech   adjective
French definition   qui est sur le point de [Abinal 1888]
Examples   fa ny tambitamby efa lany, ary ny fitia efa madiva. [Dahle: Angano, page 226]
Morphology  
madiva
nadiva
hadiva
Analogy   antomotra

Entry madiva (diva)
Part of speech   adverb [list]
Malagasy definition   Efaho, kely sisa dia... tsy ho ela intsony dia...: Madiva hilentika ny masoandro. [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   almost, on the verge of [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   presque [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   bientôt, prochainement [Abinal 1888]
   sur le point de [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Madiva hiakatra any Antananarivo izahay! [Profita: Ranary, page 132]
2Efa madiva hitataovovonana ny andro vao tena voaomana ny diako. [Randriamiadanarivo: Sikajy, page 155]
Derivations  
Analogy   tamy

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