Entry voafotsy (fotsy)
Part of speech past participle
Explanations in English whitened, cleaned. [Richardson 1885]
Explanations in French blanchi, appropriĆ© [Abinal 1888]
Synonyms finotsy
Examples 
1Efa voafotsy ny halotoana. [Rajaonarivelo: Bina]
2ary koa fotsimbary madio (tsy fanao ny gamela, na vary mbola tsy voafotsy tsara. [Ndemahasoa: Antakay]

Entry voafotsy (voa, fotsy)
Part of speech noun
Explanations in Malagasy voankazo avy amin' ny hazo kely maniry; fanao fisotro mahasalama ny raviny raha ampangotrahina. [Rajemisa 1985]
  [Betsileo] fandramana [Rajemisa 1985]
  [Sakalava] kirandrambavy [Rajemisa 1985]
Explanations in English a shrub, the leaves of which are used as a substitute for tea; also employed for strangury and gonorrhea. A decoction of the same is used in cases of ascites. Aphloia theaeformis, Benn., same as fandramanana [Richardson 1885]
  [Betsimisaraka] Also Psychotria obtusifolia, Lam., same as kirandrambehivavy [Richardson 1885]
  [Sihanaka] also a species of Alsodeia. [Richardson 1885]
 a plant used to make a kind of tea [Hallanger 1973]
Explanations in French arbuste dont les feuilles servent à faire une boisson comme celle du thé. Aphloia theaeformis, Benn. [Abinal 1888]
 plante pour faire le thé [Hallanger 1974]
Vocabulary 
Scientific name Alsodeia sp., Aphloia theaeformis, Psychotria obtusifolia
Synonyms fandramanana ~ kirandrambavy ~ kirandrambehivavy ~ ravimboafotsy

Updated on 2021/03/01