Entry mafana (fana)
Part of speech adjective
Malagasy definition Tsy mangatsiaka, tsaroana fa somary mahamay: Efa mafana ny rano
¶ Mahatonga ny tena hahatsiaro hafanana, madisadisa ohatra ny tenehina: Mafana izany andro izany
¶ Mitana hafanana, manome hafanana: Akanjo mafana
¶ Sady betsaka no mihetsiketsika fatratra: Mafana ny asa atỳ avaratra atỳ, izany!
Mitovy hevitra: mafotaka ~ mangotraka
¶ Enti-milaza olona mampiseho fahazotoana, fahavitribitrihana amin' ny asa ataony (matetika anefa ny hoe mafana fo no ampiasaina amin' itỳ hevitra farany itỳ): Mafana Rangahy iny rehefa miasa
Teny iray tarika: afa-dranompanala ~ mahalala tondro ~ mahamay ~ mahavotsotra ~ mampitsovaka ~ mandevy ~ mandoro ~ mangotraka ~ marimaritra ~ matimaty ~ mavaivay ~ mivadibadika ~ ngorovitsika [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition warm, hot [Richardson 1885, Hallanger 1973]
French definition chaud; qui a chaud [Hallanger 1974]
Compound words, titles, names 
Analogues  migaingaina ~ midaindaina ~ manevoka
Examples 
1sakafo mafana miditra an-kibo ihany no odiny. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 39]
2Nohanina ihany, saingy nalona ela tami' ny rano mafana vao laitry ny nify. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 128]
Quotes 
Toponymy Place names having the word mafana (3): Andranomafana, Mafana, Ranomafana

Entry Mafana (mafana)
Part of speech name (toponym) [full list]
Vocabulary 
Toponymy mafana

2013/09/12