What does Malagasy mean?

Definitions for Malagasy
ˌmæl əˈgæs imala·gasy

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Malagasy.

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  1. Malagasynoun

    A person from Madagascar or of Malagasy descent.

  2. Malagasyadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Madagascar.

  3. Malagasyadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Malagasy people.

  4. Malagasyadjective

    Of, pertaining to or in the Malagasy language.

  5. Malagasynoun

    The languages of Madagascar or of the Malagasy people, when considered to be one language.

  6. Malagasynoun

    The chief lect of this language or language group.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malagasy

    a native or natives of Madagascar; also (sing.), the language

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Malagasy

    mal-a-gas′i, adj. of or pertaining to Madagascar or its inhabitants.—n. a native of Madagascar.—Also Malagash′.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Malagasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Malagasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Malagasy in a Sentence

  1. Christoph Schwitzer:

    Indri are being hunted for food by rural Malagasy needing to feed their starving families, lemur hunting rose after the 2009 political crisis and is directly poverty-driven.

  2. Christoph Schwitzer:

    I see hope in the upcoming breed of Malagasy conservationists, they've been internationally trained and are fully committed. It's only a matter of time.

  3. Roger Kolo:

    We must take account of the interests of the 20 million Malagasy, some things have been successful, other have not been.

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