Entry mamadika (vadika)
Part of speech active verb
Malagasy definition Manao zavatra miamboho: Mamadika fitaratra
¶ Mampiseho ny ila na lafiny iray tsy mbola niseho: Mamadika tsihy
¶ Miova ho mpamely nefa nitokisana: Namadika ny firenena izy
¶ Mamindra faty ho ao amin' ny fasan-drazana na mamono lambamena: Lasa namadika any ambanivohitra izy [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition to turn something over; to "turn the bones" of the dead; to betray [Hallanger 1973]
French definition mettre à l'envers [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
 trahir [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
 tourner, chavirer
¶ changer les morts de tombeau [Abinal 1888]
 tourner sur l'autre côté
¶ "retourner" les ossements des ancêtres [Hallanger 1974]
Morphology 
mamadika
namadika
hamadika
mamadiha
Examples 
1Raha mamadika izao teniko izao ianareo, matiko! [Randriamamonjy: Tantara, page 409]
2Ry Dimilahy mianadahy avy no mamadika ireo ray aman-dreniny sy razambeny. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 87]

Entry mamadika (vadika)
Part of speech adjective
Malagasy definition  [Betsileo] Enti-milaza tandrok' omby toy ny tandrok' omby kirongo saingy boribory antonony ny fiolany [Rajemisa 1985]
Vocabulary 
Analogues  Shapes of cattle horns
Illustrations 

Updated on 2020/07/31