Entry railovy
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Karazam-boron-kely sady tsara feo no tsa [...] [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   [Lovy, see lovilovy.] A species of king-crow, a family of birds sometimes called Drongo shrikes, probably from the Betsimisaraka name Drongo. It is bluish black in colour, and has a long forked tail hence its specific name. Dicururus forficatus, L. Same as andovy, drongo, leidorongo, raidonga, railomba and tsaramaso. [Richardson 1885]
   a black songbird [Hallanger 1973]
   black crested drongo [3.1]
French translation   oiseau noir aux beaux chants [Hallanger 1974]
Scientific name   Dicururus forficatus
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Entry railovy
Part of speech   noun
French translation   oiseau censé être le roi de [...] [full text in Rajemisa: Vakoka]
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Updated on 2013/06/04