Entry mamaky akotry (vaky, akotry)
Part of speech expression
Malagasy definition fetsy, kapetsy; mahihitra [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation Splitting grains of rice; hence a penurious person, niggardly, one given to hair-splitting. [Richardson 1885]
 to split hairs; to be subtle; to be stingy [Hallanger 1973]
French translation l' avare et le rusé partageraient un grain de riz [Veyrières 1913]
 être trop avare; être ladre [Hallanger 1974]

Updated on 2020/07/31