Malagasy Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Madagascar

Everything known about all Malagasy words

This website contains the largest collection of Malagasy words and expressions ever assembled, as well as many facts and illustrations about Madagascar.

It is available free of charge on the worldwide web. It does not make advertisements.

To find a word:

  • browse the many lists provided at the top of the page, or
  • type in the input field at the top of the page a Malagasy, English or French word.

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Contents of the web site

80 000 Malagasy words and expressions (How are they counted?)
9 000 English words
12 000 French words
50 Italian words (experimental)
20 German words (experimental)
2 Russian words (experimental)
1 000 acronyms, symbols, marks, abbreviations, etc.
1000 toponymes
300 patronymes
1 000 illustrations


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