Entry riana
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition Rano mianjera avy amin' ny toerana ambony, izay matetika avy amin' ny fahatapahan' ny lalan' ny renirano, ka tsy misononoka intsony fa midina tampoka manaraka laha-bato mikitoantoana; noho ny rano mianjera mafy, dia misy roatrany be ary mitalakotrokotroka ny riana sasany. [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition rapids, a waterfall [Hallanger 1973]
French definition rapide, cascade [Hallanger 1974]
Vocabulary 
Derivations 
Compound words, titles, names 
Examples 
1Ndeha hitsinjo riana eo izy. [Ndemahasoa: Antakay, page 102]
2Mandre reoreo lava, toy ny saobakaka ambody riana. [Dahle: Angano, page 244]
3Tiany ny fofon-tendrombohitra voatantavan' ny fangarangaran' ny riana. [Andriamalala: Taolambalo, page 10]
Quotes 
Toponymy Place names having the word riana (6)
Ambodiriana
  Riambe
  Riamboay
  Riamena
  Riampotsy
  Rianavo
 
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Updated on 2019/08/17