Entry rain-jaza (ray, zaza)
Part of speech expression
Malagasy definition enti-milaza a) ny lehilahy manao hasoavana ny zazalahy iray (ka nanangana azy mihitsy tamin' ny andro taloha); b) ny rain' ny zazavavy ampakarina [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition (rainjaza) The person who acts as the father in the ceremonies of circumcision; applied to the parent who carries the child during circumcision ceremonies; also one who gives a child away in marriage. [Richardson 1885]
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2009/11/19