Malagasy words for animals

Malagasy-English/English-Malagasy: Dictionary and Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)
by Janie Rasoloson

Amazon.com: Malagasy, the national language of Madagascar, has over 10 million speakers. This dictionary and phrasebook provides the traveller to this beautiful island with the means for basic communication, as well as an introduction to the country's culture. The compact guide includes a two-way bilingual dictionary with over 2,000 entries and a phrasebook containing all of the essential topics, from introductions and common phrases to accommodations, food and drink, weather and health, among many others.




Malagasy to English Dictionary: Words, phrases, translations: Introductions | Food | Accomodations | Travel | Communications | Shopping | Money | Health | Bureaucracy | Weather | Nature | Animals | Plants | Politics | Emergency | Time | Measures | Numbers

There are no plurals in Madagascar -- the singular form is the same as the plural form.

Ant vitsika
Bat manavy, fanihy
Bee tantely
Bird vorona
Birds Apus Melba African black Trip hammer tsidintsidina
Birds Cypsiurus parvus African palm-swift tsidintsidina
Birds Coracina cinerea Ashy Cuckoo-Shrike firirina
Birds Falco zoniventris Banded kestrel akanga
Birds Milvus migrans Black Kite hitsikitsika
Birds Coua caerulea Blue Coua fandrasa
Birds Cyanolanius madagascarinus Blue vanga bolokibe
Birds Eurystomus glaucurus Broad-billed Roller kirio
Birds Dromaeocercus brunneus Brown Emutail jijimaitso
Birds Mesitornis unicolor Brown Mesite manganahitra
Birds Bubulcus ibis Cattle egret vano
Birds Leptopterus chabert Chabert's Vanga torotoroka
Birds Caprimulgus enarratus Collared Nightjar tataro
Birds Neomixis tenella Common Jery siketribe
Birds Gallinula chloropus Common moorhen kikimavo
Birds Acridotheres tristis Common Myna tserikamena
Birds Saxicola torquata Common stonechat vangamanga
Birds Coua cristata crested Coua tsipara
Birds Dicrurus forficatus Crested Drongo tsingetry
Birds Mystacornis crossleyi Crossley's Babbler mokazavonamavo
Birds Leptosomus discolor Cuckoo Roller toloho
Birds Newtonia amphichroa Dark newtonia vangasoratra
Birds Phyllastrephus tenebrosus Dusky greenbul vorontainaomby
Birds Falco eleonorae Eleonora's falcon tsikoza
Birds Foudia omissa Forest Fody droadroaka
Birds Pseudocossyphus sharpei Forest Rock-Thrush zafindrasity
Birds Casmerodius albus Great Egret domoina
Birds Neomixis viridis Green Jery farifotramena
Birds Scopus umbretta Hamerkop, Hammerhead akoholahinala
Birds Euryceros prevostii Helmet vanga patsatsatrala
Birds Numida maleagris Helmeted guineafowl akohon-drano, otrika
Birds Accipiter henstii Henst's Goshawk hindry
Birds Ardeola idae Heron white crabier will takatra
Birds Vanga curvirostris Hook-billed Vanga todikarasoka
Birds Nectarinia notata Long-billed green sunbird fodiala
Birds Phyllastrephus madagascariensis Long-billed Greenbul marotaina
Birds Phalacrocorax africanus Long-tailed cormorant vorondolo
Birds Merops superciliosus Madagascar Bee-eater taotaonkafo
Birds Hypsipetes madagascariensis Madagascar Black Bubul tretreka, tsikatekateka
Birds Alectroenas madagascariensis Madagascar Blue Pigeon vintsiala
Birds Nesillas typica Madagascar Brush-Warbler jijimainty
Birds Buteo brachypterus Madagascar Buzzard tsiparahorovana
Birds Cisticola chernia Madagascar Cisticola vorombararata
Birds Centropus toulou Madagascar Coucal taitoaka
Birds Aviceda madagascariensis Madagascar cuckoo-Falcon hitsikitsikala
Birds Sarothrura insularis Madagascar flufftail goaika
Birds Treron australis Madagascar green-pigeon vintsirano
Birds Polyboroides radiatus Madagascar Harrier-Hawk fandrasabe
Birds Falco newtoni Madagascar kestrel roatelo
Birds Copsychus albospecularis Madagascar Magpie-Robin voromasiaka
Birds Lonchura nana Madagascar Mannikin tserikalambo
Birds Caprimulgus madagascariensis Madagascar Nightjar vikiviky
Birds Terpsiphone mutata Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher soimanga
Birds Glareola ocularis Madagascar Pratincole kekakeka
Birds Ipsidina madagascariensis Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher tsakoko manga
Birds Ispidina madagascariensis Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher tsakoko manga
Birds Foudia madagascariensis Madagascar Red Fody horovana
Birds Eutriorchis astur Madagascar Serpent-Eagle papango
Birds Gallinago macrodactyla Madagascar Snipe vano
Birds Zoonavena grandidieri Madagascar Spine-tailed Swift matoriandro
Birds Hartlaubius auratus Madagascar Starling poretika
Birds Acrocephalus newtoni Madagascar Swamp-Warbler tretreka
Birds Streptopelia picturata Madagascar Turtledove finengo
Birds Motacilla flaviventris Madagascar Wagtail asity
Birds Zosterops maderaspatana Madagascar White-eye vorondolo
Birds Canirallus kioloides Madagascar Wood Rail tsikirity
Birds Canirallus kioloides insularis Madagascar Wood Rail tsikirity
Birds Alcedo vintsioides Malagasy kingfisher famakiakora
Birds Phedina borbonica Mascarene Martin olioly
Birds Anas melleri Meller's duck akaka
Birds Ploceus nelicourvi Nelicourvi Weaver farifotramavo
Birds Hypositta corallirostris Nuthatch Vanga bolokikely
Birds Hypossita corallirostris Nuthatch Vanga bolokikely
Birds Corvus albus Pied crow firirinabe
Birds Atelornis pittoides Pitta-like Ground-Roller harakaraka
Birds Riparia paludicola Plain martin triotrio
Birds Xenopirostris polleni Pollen's vanga fotsimaso
Birds Randia pseudozosterops Rand's warbler talapiotany
Birds Coua reynandii Red-fronted Coua taitso
Birds Coua reynaudii Red-fronted Coua taitso
Birds Calicalicus madagascariensis Red-tailed Vanga hankana
Birds Schetba rufa Rufous Vanga patsatsatra
Birds Schetha rufa Rufous Vanga patsatsatra
Birds Atelornis crossleyi Rufous-headed Ground-Roller vorondreo
Birds Brachypteracias leptosomus Short-legged Ground-Roller tsakoko
Birds Sarothrura watersi Slender-billed flufftail railovy, dronga
Birds Falco concolor Sooty falcon tsipoy
Birds Nectarinia souimanga Souimanga sunbird zafindrasity
Birds Accipiter madagascariensis Sparrowhawk of Madagascar firasambalala
Birds Phyllastrephus zosterops Spectacled Greenbul tsintsina
Birds Neomixis striatigula Stripe-throated jery fitadroranga
Birds Neodrepanis coruscans Sunbird-Asity farifotramainty
Birds Cuculus rochii Thick-billed Cuckoo hambosanga
Birds Tylas eduardi Tylas Vanga vano mainty, kinkimavo
Birds Philepitta castanea Velvet asity fody sahy
Birds Philepitta castenea Velvet asity fody sahy
Birds Pseudobias wardi Ward's shrike-flycatcher sohihy mangavola
Birds Hartertula flavoviridis Wedge-tailed Jerry vangamena
Birds Leptopterus viridis White-headed Vanga vivy, kiborano
Birds Oxylabes madagascariensis White-throated Oxylabes vangamaintiloha
Birds Oxylabes madagascariensis inexpectatus White-throated Oxylabes vangamaintiloha
Birds Dryolimans cuvieri White-throated Rail vorotrandraka
Birds Dryolimnas cuvieri White-throated Rail vorotrandraka
Birds Neodrepanis hypoxanthus Yellow-bellied Sunbird-Asity fodimena
Birds Ardea humbloti vorompotsy
Birds Ardea purpurea vano
Birds Ardea purpurea madagascariensis vano
Birds Ardeola ralloides vano
Birds Butorides striatus fony maitso
Butterfly lolo
Cat saka
Caterpillar fanday
Chicken akoho
Cockroach kadradraka
Cow omby
Crocodile voay
Cuoa Cuoa koa
Dog alika
Donkey ampondra
Eagle voromahery
Eel amalona
Fish trondro
Flea parasy
Fly lalitra
Frog Frog sahona
Frog sahona
Gecko tanafisaka
Horse soavaly
Insect bibikely
Lemur gidro
Lemurs Eastern Avahi Avahi laniger avahina, avahy, ampongy, fotsifaka
Lemurs Western Avahi Avahi occidentalis fotsife, tsarafangitra
Lemurs Southern Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus adipicaudatus matavirambo
Lemurs Furry-eared Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus crossleyi matavirambo
Lemurs Greater Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus major matavirambo
Lemurs Western Fat-tailed Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus medius matavirambo, kely be-ohy, tsidy, tsidihy
Lemurs Lesser Iron Gray Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus minusculus matavirambo
Lemurs Greater Iron Gray Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus ravus matavirambo
Lemurs Sibree's Dwarf Lemur Cheirogaleus sibreei matavirambo
Lemurs Aye-aye Daubentonia madagascariensis aye-aye, ahay, itay-hay, aiay
Lemurs White-fronted Lemur Eulemur albifrons varika
Lemurs White-collared Lemur Eulemur albocollaris varika
Lemurs Red-collared Lemur Eulemur collaris varika
Lemurs Crowned Lemur Eulemur coronatus varika
Lemurs Brown Lemur Eulemur fulvus varikamavo, komba
Lemurs Black Lemur Eulemur macaco ankomba, komba
Lemurs Mongoose Lemur Eulemur mongoz komba
Lemurs Red-bellied Lemur Eulemur rubriventer varikamena
Lemurs Red-fronted Lemur Eulemur rufus varika, varikamavo
Lemurs Sanford's Lemur Eulemur sanfordi ankomba, beharavoaka
Lemurs Alaotran Gentle Lemur Hapalemur alaotrensis bandro
Lemurs Golden Gentle Lemur Hapalemur aureus varibolomena, bokombolomena
Lemurs Gray Gentle Lemur Hapalemur griseus varibolomadinika
Lemurs Sambriano Gentle Lemur Hapalemur occidentalis bekola, kofi, ankomba valiha
Lemurs Indri lemur Indri indri indri babakoto, amboanala
Lemurs Indri lemur Indri indri variegatus babakoto, amboanala
Lemurs Ring-tailed Lemur Lemur catta maki, hira
Lemurs Back-striped Sportive Lemur Lepilemur dorsalis apongy
Lemurs Milne-Edwards's Sportive Lemur Lepilemur edwardsi boenga, boengy, repahaka
Lemurs White-footed Sportive Lemur Lepilemur leucopus songiky
Lemurs Small-toothed Sportive Lemur Lepilemur microdon trangalavaka, kotrika or kotreka, fitiliky, itataka, varikosy
Lemurs Weasel Lemur Lepilemur mustelinus trangalavaka, kotrika, fitiliky, itataka, varikosy
Lemurs Red-tailed Sportive Lemur Lepilemur ruficaudatus boenga, boengy
Lemurs Ankarana Sportive Lemur Lepilemur septentrionalis ankaranensis mahiabeala, songiky
Lemurs Northern Sportive Lemur Lepilemur septentrionalis septentrionalis mahiabeala, songiky
Lemurs Gray Mouse-lemur Microcebus murinus tsidy, koitsiky, titilivaha, vakiandri, pondiky
Lemurs Pygmy Mouse-lemur Microcebus myoxinus tsidy
Lemurs Golden Mouse-lemur Microcebus ravelobensis tsidy
Lemurs Red Mouse-lemur Microcebus rufus anakatsidina, tsidy, tsitsidy, tistsihy
Lemurs Giant Mouse-lemur or Coquerel's Mouse-lemur Mirza coquereli tsiba, tilitilivaha, siba, setohy, fitily
Lemurs Amber Mountain Fork-crowned Lemur Phaner electromontis tanta, tantaraolana
Lemurs Masoala Fork-crowned Lemur Phaner furcifer tanta, tantaraolana
Lemurs Western Fork-crowned Lemur Phaner pallescens tanta, tantaraolana, vakivoho
Lemurs Sambirano Fork-crowned Lemur Phaner parienti tanta, tantaraolana
Lemurs Broad-nosed Gentle Lemur Prolemur simus varibolomavo, vari, varikandra
Lemurs Coquerel's Sifaka Propithecus coquereli ankomba malandy, sifaka, tsibahaka
Lemurs Crowned Sifaka Propithecus deckenii coronatus tsibahaka, sifaka
Lemurs Decken's Sifaka Propithecus deckenii dekenii tsibahaka, sifaka
Lemurs Silky Sifaka Propithecus diadema candidus simpona, simpony
Lemurs Diademed Sifaka Propithecus diadema diadema simpona, simpony
Lemurs Milne-Edwards's Sifaka Propithecus edwardsi simpona, simpony
Lemurs Perrier's Sifaka Propithecus perrieri radjako, ankomba job
Lemurs Tattersall's Sifaka Propithecus tattersalli ankomba malandy, simpona
Lemurs Verreaux's Sifaka Propithecus verreauxi sifaka
Lemurs Red Ruffed Lemur Varecia rubra varimena
Lemurs Black-and-White Ruffed Lemur Varecia variegata varijatsy
Lizards Brookesia ranovary, tangarirana
Lizards Chameleon amboalava, tanalahy
Lizards Phelsuma Day gecko phelsuma sp.
Lizards Uroplatus Uroplatus gecko uroplatus sp.
Mosquito moka
Mouse/Rat voalavo
Rat Forest rat voalavonala
Sea Turtle Sea turtle fano
Shark Shark antsingora, antsantsa
Snail sifotra
Snake bibilava
Spider ala
Turtle sokatra
Wasp fanenitra
Worm kankana


Malagasy-English/English-Malagasy: Dictionary and Phrasebook (Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebook)
by Janie Rasoloson

Amazon.com: Malagasy, the national language of Madagascar, has over 10 million speakers. This dictionary and phrasebook provides the traveller to this beautiful island with the means for basic communication, as well as an introduction to the country's culture. The compact guide includes a two-way bilingual dictionary with over 2,000 entries and a phrasebook containing all of the essential topics, from introductions and common phrases to accommodations, food and drink, weather and health, among many others.



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