Entry aiay
Part of speech noun
Explanations in Malagasy  [Betsimisaraka] Anaran-gidro mpivoaka alina fa tsy mba mivoaka amin'ny antoandro [1.78]
 Karazan-gidro mpivoaka alina, tsy fahita afa-tsy eto Madagasikara [1.1]
Explanations in English The aye-aye, a singular nocturnal animal endemic in Madagascar, to capture which, the natives say, causes illness or death. Same as ahay (Betsim.), and haihay [Antsih.]. Supposed to receive its name from its peculiar cry. Cheiromys Madagascariensis. [1.2]
Explanations in French Aye-aye [1.54]
 Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) [2.233]
Scientific name Cheiromys madagascariensis, Daubentonia madagascariensis
Synonyms aingitra
Other spellings 
Tables and plates The Lemurs

Updated on 2023/03/19