Entry azo
Part of speech   participle
Malagasy definition   Lasa tompon-javatra: Azoko ilay loka lehibe
¶ Tratra, voasambotra: Azon' ny saka ny voalavo
¶ Voan' ny...: Azon' ny tazo tany an-tsiraka tany izy
¶ Takatry ny saina: Sarotra loatra izany teny izany ka tsy azoko
¶ Voaray: Azoko anikeheo ilay taratasy nalefanao afakomaly
¶ Ananana fahafahana manao: Tsy azo idirana ato; raha misy ny teny atao ao aorianany dia manana izany hevitra izany koa izy: Tsy azo otao ny miditra ato [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   possessed, allowed [Richardson 1885, Hallanger 1973]
   had, got, understood, permitted, can, may. It is used before any passive or relative verb, in the sense of can or may, as: azo atao, May be done. It also takes the place of our English -able, and -ible in making words into adjectives, as azo hanina, edible. [Richardson 1885]
   gotten [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   gagné, obtenu ; compris ; permis [Hallanger 1974]
Examples  
1ary raha izany, inona no haja sy voninahitra ho azoko; [Rabezandrina: Ikotofetsy]
2ary tsy hitanao angaha ity famonjena tampoka azontsika. [Rajohanesa: Kintana]
3Safosafo loha sy tambitamby no azony; [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 10]
4izay mamin-dry zareo Raby jiosy fatratra ka notanany mafy, dia be hevi-dravina foana ka azo isaina koa ho karazan' ny "anganongano" voalaza eto. [Randzavola: Baiboly]
Derivations  
Morphology  
azo
azoko
azonao
azony
azontsika
azonay
azonareo
azon'
azon-
azom-
Compound words, titles, names  
Quotes  
Toponymy   Place names having the word azo (2): Mahazoarivo, Tsiazompaniry

Entry azo
Part of speech   conjunction [list]
French definition   à cause de, parce que: Tsy vita ny raharaha azon' ny tsy fahatongavanao (Cela n'est pas terminé, parce que vous n'êtes pas venu) [Abinal 1888]

Updated on 2017/04/22