Entry sarotra
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   lafo, sarobidy [Bezanozano] [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Tsy mora ny fanaovana azy, manahirana: < [...]
¶ Sarotiny, mahihitra, tia tena: Sarotr [...]
¶ Ilazana olona tia hanina loatra, ka tsy [...]
¶ Mampidi-doza: Sarotra ny maniny ny mp [...]
¶ Lafo vidy: Sarotra ny vary izao
Mitovy hevitra: hangana ~ hentona ~ lafo [full text in Rajemisa 1985]
English translation   difficult; selfish, hard to get along with; costly [Hallanger 1973]
French translation   difficile [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   ardu, périlleux, pénible, dangereux
¶ cher, coûteux, ruineux
¶ avare, ladre, intéressé, égoïste, sévère, exigeant [Abinal 1888]
   égoïste, difficile à vivre; qui coûte cher [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1Sarotra ny mampiditra resaka, hoy Ilaimanga fa hoatry ny haninona ihany. [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
2Mbola tsy nahita aho aloha fa sarotra ny mandainga, hoy ny rainy. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 12]
3Lehibe aman-tsaro-boasana ny fitsaranao [Baiboly: 27:017:001/Fahendrena 17:1..]
Derivations  
Morphology  
sarotra
saro-
-tsarotra
-tsaro-
Compound words, titles, names  
Quotes  
Toponymy   Place names having the word sarotra (1): Ambatosarotra

Updated on 2016/07/18