Entry vatofantsika (vato, fantsika)
Part of speech   noun
Malagasy definition   Fonjam-by alentika any anaty ranomasina mba hitana ny sambo tsy handeha [Rajemisa 1985]
English definition   (vato fantsika) an anchor, lit. a fixing stone, probably so called because a stone was the primitive form of anchor
¶ also one who cannot leave his position or business. [Richardson 1885]
   an anchor [Hallanger 1973]
French definition   ancre [Hallanger 1974]
Other spellings  
Synonyms   andrisa