Malagasy Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Malagasy Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and expressions... to help you with your Malagasy grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Malagasy. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Malagasy Vocabulary

Learning the Malagasy Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Malagasy language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in Malagasy.

Malagasy vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyMalagasy Vocabulary
VocabularyDika-teny
Countriesfirenena
Australia├┤stralia
CambodiaKambodia
CanadaKanada
ChinaChina
EgyptEgipta
EnglandFirenena anglisy
FranceFrantsa
GermanyAlemana
GreeceGrece
Indiainde
Indonesiaindonezia
ItalyItalia
JapanJapon
MexicoMekisika
MoroccoMaroka
Peruperu
SpainEspagne
ThailandTailandy
USAAmerika
LanguagesTeny
Arabicarabika
Chinesesinoa
Englishanglisy
Frenchfrantsay
GermanAlemana
GreekGrika
Hebrewhebreo
Hindihindi
ItalianItalianina
Japanesejaponey
Koreankoreana
LatinLatina
Russianrosianina
Spanishespaniola
Urduurdu
Daysandro
Mondayalatsinainy
Tuesdaytalata
Wednesdayalarobia
Thursdayalakamisy
Fridayzoma
Saturdayasabotsy
Sundayalahady
timefotoana
hourora
minuteminitra
secondsegondra

List of Vocabulary in Malagasy

Below is a list of the vocabulary and expressions in Malagasy placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Malagasy vocabulary.

English VocabularyMalagasy Vocabulary
different objects
different objectskarazan-javatra
arttao-zavatra
bankbanky
beachmoron-tsiraka
bookboky
by bicyclebisikileta
by bustaxi be
by carfiara/taomobilina
by trainfiara an-dalam-by
cafekafe
countryfirenena/ambanivohitra
desertdesera
dictionarydiksionera
earthtany
flowersvoninkazo
footballbaolina kitra
forestala
gamelalao
gardenzaridaina
geographyjeografia
historytantara
housetrano
islandnosy
lakefarihy
librarytrano famakiam-boky
mathkajy
moonvolana
mountaintendrombohitra
moviesoronan-tsary
musicmozika
oceanranomasina
officebirao
on footan-tongotra
playermpilalao
riverlakan-drano
sciencesiansa
searanomasina
skylanitra
soccerbaolina kitra
starskintana
supermarkettsena
swimming pooltrano filomanozana
theaterteatra
treehazo
weathertoetr'andro
bad weatherandro ratsy
cloudymisy rahona
coldmangatsiaka
cooltsara
foggymisy zavona
hotmafana
nice weatherandro tsara
pouringavy be
rainorana
rainingavy orana
snowsnow
snowingsnowing
iceglasy
sunnybe masoandro
windymandrivotra
springspring
summermain-tany
autumnautumn
winterririnina
peopleolona
auntnenitoa
babyzanaka
brotherrahalahy
cousinzanak'i dadatoa /zanak'i nenitoa
daughterzanaka vavy
dentistmpitsabo nify
doctordokotera
fatherdada
grandfatherdadabe
grandmotherbebe
husbandvady
motherreny
nephewzanakin'ny
niecezanakin'ny
nursempitsabo
policemanpaolisy
postmanMpiasan'ny paositra
professorPraofesora
sonzanaka lahy
teachermpampianatra
uncledadatoa
wifevady

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in Malagasy. Once you're done with Malagasy Vocabulary, you might want to check the rest of our Malagasy lessons here: Learn Malagasy. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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