Entry votsa
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   [Bara] miadam-panao zavatra [Rakotosaona 1972]
   [ vôtsa ] [Bezanozano] milasilasy, miadana [Rakotosaona 1972]
   Tsy kinga, mitaredretra, mitavozavoza: Votsa loatra ity mpiasa ity
¶ Tsy mahay, osa: Mbola votsa ity zaza ity ka tokony hampianarina manokana
¶ Miadana: Votsa fandeha [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   clumsy, clownish [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   lent, lourd [Abinal 1888, Hallanger 1974]
   lambin [Abinal 1888]
   malhabile, maladroit [Hallanger 1974]
Examples   Inatana, nirahin dRaketaka handrindrina ny varavarana any ambony indrindra, ka tsy nandeha foana teo izy, satria olona votsa votsa tena izy; [Cohen-Bessy: Rakotovao, page 203]
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Synonyms   votsavotsa
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2015/10/05