Entry ala fady (ala, fady)
Part of speech   expression
Malagasy definition   ala misy fasana na toerana masina tsy azo diavina [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   [Provincial] A grove in which there are graves, and thus is forbidden ground [Richardson 1885]
French definition   (de fady = sacré, interdit) reliques forestières, protégées de la destruction par les interdits religieux. [Boiteau: Végétaux]
Vocabulary  

Entry ala fady (ala, fady)
Part of speech   expression
Malagasy definition   Vola omena ny mpandevina; vola na zavatra zaraina amin' ny olona nandray anjara tamin' ny fandevenana [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   A present of beef or money from the chief mourner at a funeral to those attending the ceremonies connected with the afana. [Richardson 1885]

2017/12/07