Entry mitanila (tanila (ila))
Part of speech   active verb
Malagasy definition   Mijoro na mipetraka tsy manatrika fa miraika amin' ny ilany iray: Mitanilà ianao rehefa mandalo ny lehibe
¶ Miangatra: Fitsara-mitanila [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   to go to one side of the road. A word mostly used in speaking of people who go to one side of the road and take off their hats when anything belonging to the sovereign is being carried along the road. The bearers, usually spearmen, call out mitanilà as a warning. [Richardson 1885]
   to go aside [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   se mettre à côté, à part [Hallanger 1974]

Entry mitanilà (tanila (ila))
Part of speech   imperative of active verb mitanila [list]
Malagasy definition   [Rajemisa 1985]
French definition   [Abinal 1888]

Updated on 2012/09/23