Entry laona
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition Hazo na vato noloahana -- fa tsy tanteraka -- ka atao fitotoam-bary: Laom-bato, laon-kazo [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition a mortar for pounding rice; any mortar [Mal. lasung (?)] [Richardson 1885]
 a mortar for pounding rice, maize, etc [Hallanger 1973]
French definition mortier pour piler le riz, le maïs, etc [Hallanger 1974]
Examples 
1laona sy fanoto no manodidina azy ary ahitra malemy mifatratra an-tsobiky no taingenan' ny sasany aminy. [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 20]
2Nafenina daholo teo ny laona sy ny fanoto. [Andraina: Mitaraina, page 123]
Quotes 
Toponymy Place names having the word laona (1): Ambatolaona

Updated on 2013/06/09