Entry miava (ava)
Part of speech   active verb
Malagasy definition   misoroka: Kely asa ka miava vorondra (tsy manana asa ka misoroka tanimbomanga) [Tanala] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   misoroka ahitra [Tanosy] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Manongotra ny ahidratsy maniry eny anelanelan' ny voly [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   to weed
¶ fig. to clear away anything bad, to purify. [Richardson 1885]
   to weed a field [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   sarcler [Hallanger 1974]
Morphology  
miava
niava
hiava
mia

Entry mia (ava)
Part of speech   imperative of active verb miava [list]

Updated on 2011/12/21