Entry rafy
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   [Taisaka] ireo vadin'ny mpampirafy [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Olona manohitra ny tena, mifanao an-daniny amin' ny tena
¶ Olona mifaninana amin' ny tena
¶ Vehivavy izay alain' ny vadin' ny tena ho vadiny koa: Rafivavin-dRasoa Ravao
¶ Izay maka ny vadin' ny tena: Tsy nanaiky izy raha tsy naratrany ilay rafilahiny [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   an adversary, a rival [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   adversaire, rival [Hallanger 1974]
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Analogy   rafilahy ~ rafivavy

Entry rafy
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Anaran-kazo madinika, fanao ody kankana ny voany vao notazana, na indrindra ny hoditry ny fakany izay tena tsara fiasa saingy tsy azo omena ny ankizy (Moesa lanceolata) [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   a shrub. Moesa trichophiobia, Baker. Same as Voarafy. [Richardson 1885]
Vocabulary  
Scientific name   Moesa lanceolata, Moesa trichophiobia
Synonyms   asaboratsy ~ voarafy

Updated on 2013/06/05