Entry orana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Tanosy] patsa [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Karazam-biby mivelona any anaty rano, misy hodiny mafy, lavalava vatana, ary folo ny tanana amantongony ka ny roa voalohany misy kinifinifiny milentika amin' ny nofon' izay ketohiny [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   the Madagascar crayfish, which is very plentiful in the rivers and streams of the interior. It belongs to a genus peculiar to te island, and stands alone in some of the peculiarities of its structure. Astacoides madagascariensis, And. and M.-Edw. [comp. mal. Udang, a lobster; jav. And many Malayan languages uran, a prawn.] [Richardson 1885]
   a shrimp [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   écrevisse [Hallanger 1974]
Examples   Raha tia orana hianao dia hakanay anio alina, fa mora azo foana izy ireny raha itondrana fanilo [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
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Scientific name   Astacoides madagascariensis
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Entry orana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Rano mirotsaka avy eny amin' ny habakabaka vokatry ny fivongovongoan' ny rahona ho rano: Mamelombelona ny zavaboary ny orana ~ Avy ny orana ~ Latsaka ny orana ~ Mitsahatra ny orana [Rajemisa 1985]
   Rahona mihantona eny amin' ny rivotra manodidina ny tany izay tonga rano ka milatsaka mitaika ety ambonin' ny tany [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   Rain. [mal. Ujan; polyn. Na.] [Richardson 1885]
   Rain [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   Pluie [Hallanger 1974]
Examples   Midona ny orana any Ankaratra [Fox: Hainteny, number 192]
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orana
ora-
oram-
oran-
Synonyms   ranonorana
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Entry orana
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanadiovana na famotsiana ny firava-bolamena na volafotsy. [Rajemisa 1985]
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Updated on 2016/06/07