Entry famoizana (foy)
Part of speech   noun
English definition   rejection, abandonment ; renunciation [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   action de renoncer, de perdre [Hallanger 1974]
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Entry famoizana (foy)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fahavakisana vay, famoahana nana [Rajemisa 1985]
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Entry famoizana (foy)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fanononan-tena fa tsy hahita ny very na ny maty intsony
¶ Zavatra atao ho mariky ny fanaovam-beloma farany ny maty iray: Itỳ lambamena itỳ no Tara famoizana an' Itompokolahy
¶ Fanomezana tanteraka: Misaotra erampo amin' ny famoizanareo fotoana sy vola mba hanampiana anay [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   [Rel. s. from mamoy (foy).] Any medicine or charm used on recovering from illness to prevent a relapse
¶ a charm given to make one forget a past evil, a misfortune, a deceased parent, or to a child to make it forget its mother, etc.
¶ the last ceremonies performed for the dead. See afana. [Richardson 1885]
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Updated on 2009/10/28