Entry madiro
Part of speech   adjective
Malagasy definition   marikivy, makirana [SLP: Voambolana]
English definition   acid, tart, bitter, sour [Richardson 1885]
French definition   acide [SLP: Voambolana]
Analogy   tsitso

Entry madiro
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   kily ... atao hoe koa madilo na madiro na voamatony, na lamoty, ataon'ny Vazaha koa "prunier malgache"... [Ravelojaona: Firaketana]
   Anaran-javamaniry misy voany marikivy (Tamarindus) [Rajemisa 1985]
   jereo kily [SLP: Voambolana]
English definition   the tamarind tree. See madilo and kily. [Richardson 1885]
   the tamarind tree; also called kily. [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   Comme madilo [Abinal 1888]
   le tamarinier; on dit aussi kily. [Hallanger 1974]
French definition   tamarin [SLP: Voambolana]
Vocabulary  
Synonyms   kily ~ lamoty ~ madilo ~ voamatony
Quotes  
Toponymy   Place names having the word madiro (7)
Ambalamadiro
Madirobe
  Madirofolo
Madirokely
  Madiromanga
Madirotelo
  Madirovalo
Illustrations  

Updated on 2013/03/30