Entry ranomasina (rano, hasina)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Rano lalina sady midadasika ary manonja misamboaravoara, manodidina ny tany: Masirasira ny tsiron' ny ranomasina ka avy amin' izany no nahatonga ny anarany [Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   The sea
¶ the first water carried up at the ceremony of circumcision, which is obtained by the immersion of the person fetching it, together with the calabash in which it is carried. Should the child be expected to reign, the water must be fetched from the sea. [Jav. Ranu masim.] [Richardson 1885]
   the sea [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   la mer [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Heveriko fa eo amin' ny ranomasina ny ho-avinareo. [Andriamalala: Ranomasina, page 42]
2Ireo no tany fanalan' andriana ranomasina. [Callet: Tantara, page 75]
Vocabulary  
Morphology  
ranomasina
ranomasiko
ranomasinao
ranomasiny
ranomasintsika
ranomasinay
ranomasinareo
ranomasin'
ranomasin-
ranomasim-
ranomasi-
-dranomasina
-dranomasiko
-dranomasinao
-dranomasiny
-dranomasintsika
-dranomasinay
-dranomasinareo
-dranomasin'
-dranomasin-
-dranomasim-
-dranomasi-
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Updated on 2017/07/07