Entry manafina (afina)
Part of speech   active verb
Malagasy definition   Mametraka zavatra amin' ny toerana tsy h [...]
¶ Mampiery: Miray tetika amin' ny olon- [...]
¶ Tsy mampiseho ety ivelany: Mahay mana [...]
¶ Manarona, manakona: Tsy tsara ny mana [...]
¶ Mandevina (mpanjaka): Tamin' ny alina [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   to hide anything, to conceal anything; to bury a deceased sovereign. [Richardson 1885]
   to conceal [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   cacher [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
   receler [Abinal 1888]
   garder le secret
¶ fig. ensevelir les souverains [full text in Abinal 1888, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
Examples   Hianareo manafina amiko! [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
Niondrika aho, nanafina ny ranomasoko. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 162]
Ny manafina ny hareny ny maty momba, sy ny hareny ny maty mamosavy; [Callet: Tantara, page 1139]
Morphology  
manafina
nanafina
hanafina
manafena
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Updated on 2014/05/18