Entry manampa-tsaina (ampatra, saina)
Part of speech expression
Malagasy definition ilazana ireo mampiseho hafetsena tafahoatra hahazoana miala olana [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition to act cunningly, to impose upon, to take advantage of. Fahendrena, hery, fahaizana, are also used with this verb to express a good meaning, e.g. to show one's wisdom, strength or cleverness. The words are also used by others in reproaching those who have so acted. [Richardson 1885]