Entry manera (era)
Part of speech   active verb
Malagasy definition   [Taisaka] mangata-bady [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Mitady zavatra hamidy amin' olona, manelanelana zavatra amin' ny mpividy sy ny mpivarotra: Rakoto no nanera io trano io tamiko
¶ Manelanelana, mitaona vehivavy iray hisakaiza amin' ny lehilahy iray
Mitovy hevitra: manangy [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   to provide a woman for immoral purposes [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   procurer une femme; jouer l'intermédiaire [Hallanger 1974]
Examples   Ny mikiomy, ny manera vadin' andriana, ny mangaron-dapa, ny mandefona andriana, ny mandrendri-bahoaka, ny mitondra tany mitindra, ny mamono olona, ny ma nao ody mahery. [Callet: Tantara]
Morphology  
manera
nanera
hanera
manerà

Entry manerà (era)
Part of speech   imperative of active verb manera [list]
Malagasy definition   [Rajemisa 1985]

Updated on 2012/07/11