Entry maina
Part of speech adjective
Malagasy definition Tsy lena, tsy mando: Efa maina ny lamba ka ampidiro
¶ Tsy avy orana: Maina ny andro ka nanahy vary izahay
¶ Ritra ny rano tao aminy, tankina: Maina ilay dobon-trondro atsy avaratra
¶ Diso fanantenana, gaina fa voan' ny tsy nampoizina: Maina ohatra ny kitay izy nandre izany vaovao izany. [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition dry [Hallanger 1973]
French definition sec, à sec [Hallanger 1974]
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Analogues  makiana ~ haraka ~ karakaina ~ mangetana ~ vaky hentana ~ tankina ~ ritra
Examples 
1Tany maina sy trano foana no aty. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 158]
2Ny rivotra avy atsimo dia maina koa; [Randzavola: Baiboly, page 376]
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Toponymy Place names having the word maina (3): Amparihimaina, Maina, Vatomaina

Entry maina
Part of speech adverb [full list]
English definition in vain [Hallanger 1973]
French definition en vain [Hallanger 1974]

Entry Maina
Part of speech name (toponym) [full list]
Vocabulary 
Toponymy maina

2017/04/15