Teny iditra manao ahoana (tao, ahoana)
Sokajin-teny fomba fiteny
Famaritana malagasy manao akory [Rajemisa 1985]
Famaritana anglisy a common form of salutation. What? How? Sometimes contracted to manahoana. The past tense [nahoana] generally means Why? and the present [ahoana] How? [Richardson 1885]
 how are you? [Hallanger 1973]
Famaritana frantsay comment allez-vous? [Hallanger 1974]

2009/11/07