Entry 1/2 babena (baby)
Part of speech passive verb
Explanations in Malagasy Entina ao an-damosina: Etsy babeko, razandry [1.1]
Explanations in English To be carried on the back pick-a-back fashion. [1.2]
 To be carried on the back [1.7]
Explanations in French Qu'on porte sur le dos [1.3, 1.8]
 Fig. qu'on supporte [1.3]
Examples 
1ary ny zaza ho forana nentina teny koa, babena amy ny lambamena. [2.59]
2Atelina tsy azo atelina, babena tsy zaka, sakelehina tsy azo, apetraka tsy foy! [2.298]
3Tsy zavatra mahamaika re izany, hoy aho, fa izay hamaliana babena anareo antitra ireto aloha no adidiko. [2.643]
Morphology 
Present : babena, babeko, babenao, babeny, babentsika, babenay, babenareo, baben', baben-, babem-, babe-
Past : nobabena, nobabeko, nobabenao, nobabeny, nobabentsika, nobabenay, nobabenareo, nobaben', nobaben-, nobabem-, nobabe-
Future : hobabena, hobabeko, hobabenao, hobabeny, hobabentsika, hobabenay, hobabenareo, hobaben', hobaben-, hobabem-, hobabe-
Imperative : babeo
Compound words 
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Entry 2/2 babena (baby)
Part of speech noun
Explanations in Malagasy Lamosina: Nataony am-babena ilay entana dia lasa izy [1.1]
Proverbs 

Updated on 2023/09/08