Teny iditra mahay (hay)
Sokajin-teny matoantenin' ny mpanao
Famaritana malagasy Nianatra ka mahafantatra tsara ny momba azy: Mahay marika ny zanako
¶ Mahalala: Mahay zavatra betsaka io Rangahy io
¶ Afaka mahavita: Tsy mahay ny ratsy Andriamanitra
¶ Mahatanty, mahalefitra: Tsy mahay mihafy ny tanora
¶ afaka mifampiraharaha, mifankahazo amy..,: Tsy mahay an' io Ramatoa io aho
¶ Afaka hifehy: Mahay ny ankohonany tsara Rabe. [Rajemisa 1985]
Famaritana anglisy to know, to be able [Hallanger 1973]
Famaritana frantsay savoir, connaître; pouvoir, pouvoir faire, être capable, être compétent, fréquenter, savoir gouverner, savoir conduire [Abinal 1888]
 savoir faire, être capable [Hallanger 1974]
Famaritana frantsay savoir [SLP 1986]
Endriteny 
mahay
nahay
hahay
mahaiza
Kamban-teny, lohateny, anarana 
Teny nalaina 

Teny iditra mahay (hay)
Sokajin-teny mpamaritra
Famaritana anglisy able, clever, competent. It governs the accusative, and it is joined to verbs in the same way as the English can, denoting ability to do a thing. [Richardson 1885]
 able, clever [Hallanger 1973]

2012/06/20