Entry babena (baby)
Part of speech passive verb
Explanations in Malagasy entina ao an-damosina: Etsy babeko, razandry [Rajemisa 1985]
Explanations in English to be carried on the back pick-a-back fashion. [Richardson 1885]
 to be carried on the back [Hallanger 1973]
Explanations in French Qu'on porte sur le dos ; fig. qu'on supporte [Abinal 1888]
 qu'on porte sur le dos [Hallanger 1974]
Morphology 
babena
babeko
babenao
babeny
babentsika
babenay
babenareo
baben'
baben-
babem-
babe-
nobabena
nobabeko
nobabenao
nobabeny
nobabentsika
nobabenay
nobabenareo
nobaben'
nobaben-
nobabem-
nobabe-
hobabena
hobabeko
hobabenao
hobabeny
hobabentsika
hobabenay
hobabenareo
hobaben'
hobaben-
hobabem-
hobabe-
babeo
Examples 
1ary ny zaza ho forana nentina teny koa, babena amy ny lambamena. [Cohen-Bessy: Rakotovao, page 240]
2Atelina tsy azo atelina, babena tsy zaka, sakelehina tsy azo, apetraka tsy foy! [Rahajarizafy: Kabary, page 120]
3Tsy zavatra mahamaika re izany, hoy aho, fa izay hamaliana babena anareo antitra ireto aloha no adidiko. [Randriamiadanarivo: Sikajy, page 93]
Quotes 

Entry babena (baby)
Part of speech noun
Explanations in Malagasy Lamosina: Nataony am-babena ilay entana dia lasa izy [Rajemisa 1985]
Compound words, titles, names 
Quotes 

Updated on 2020/07/31