Entry tambitamby (tamby)
Part of speech noun
Malagasy definition Safosafo na tehatehaka malefaka mitory fitiavana enti-manala alahelo na mamporisika sy mitaona hanao zavatra iray: "Bodo zatra tambitamby / sy tamàna angotingoty, / vao maraina dia somamby / izany andron' ny kamboty". (J.J. Rabearivelo) [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition wheedling, coaxing; a bribe [Hallanger 1973]
French definition action de cajoler, de faire des promesses alléchantes [Hallanger 1974]
Derivations 
Examples Safosafo loha sy tambitamby no azony; [Rakotonandrasana: Tantsaha, page 10]

2012/09/07