Entry tafo
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition saron' ny zavatra ambony indrindra: Vao nolokoana ny tafon' ity sarety ity
¶ Zavatra entina mandrakotra, manarona ny trano, taila: Ohatrinona ny arivo amin' itony tafo itony? (rehefa mipetaka amin' ny trano izy no atao hoe tafontrano)
¶ razan-tafo: tafo bozaka, tafo hazo, tafo fanitso, tafo kapila na tafo tanimanga
¶ Ny fitambaran' ny sarona na rakotry ny trano: Izao tsy mbola misy orana izao no fotoana tsara fanamboarana ny tafo (eto izy dia azo soloana hoe: tafontrano). [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition a roof [Hallanger 1973]
French definition le toit, la couverture du toit [Abinal 1888]
French definition toit [Hallanger 1974, SLP 1986, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
 couverture [SLP 1986, Rajaonarimanana 1995]
French definition toiture [Rajaonarimanana 1995]
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Compound words, titles, names 
Examples 
1Niredaka ny hazo rehetra sy ny tafo. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 223]
2Nosoloana fanitso ny tafo tani-manga efa simba. [Ravelomanana: Lalana, page 182]
3Asabotsy, dia vita ny fasana, hatramy ny trano manara, natao tafo hazo. [Cohen-Bessy: Rakotovao, page 101]
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Toponymy Place names having the word tafo (1): Betafo

Updated on 2015/09/27