Entrée fosa
Partie du discours nom
Explications en malgache  [Rajemisa 1985] Biby mpihina-nofombiby hafa, mitovy habe amin' ny alika ary mitovy endrika amin' ny saka; manja mena ny volony ary mena ny masony; loza raha hiani-kazo; tsy mivoaka raha tsy amin' ny alina andripahany ny akoho amam-borona
Explications en anglais  [Richardson 1885] "A small and graceful cat-like animal peculiar to Madagascar (both the genus and the family of which it is the sole member are confined to the island), formerly classed among the Viverridae, but now considered to form a distinct family between the cats and civets." It is a plantigrade animal and extremely ferocious. Cryptoprocta ferox, Benn. Probably the same as pintsala. Also the name of a species of civet, of a peculiar genus, D'Aubenton's fossane. Fossa d'Aubentonii, Gray.
  [Hallanger 1973] a Malagasy carnivore something like a large mink
Explications en français  [Deschamps 1936] [Taisaka] cryptoprocta ferox, petit carnassier
  [Rajemisa: Vakoka] genette fossane
  [Hallanger 1974] carnivore malagasy, espèce de genette
  [Tsimbazaza ] fosa (Cryptoprocta ferox)
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Nom scientifique Cryptoprocta ferox
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Illustrations 

Entrée fosa
Partie du discours nom
Explications en malgache  [Rajemisa 1985] Filazana kileman' olona tsy eo imasony, fanambarana ny toetran' ny hafa mba hanaratsiana azy
Explications en anglais  [Richardson 1885] backbiting, calumniating, scandalizing. Comp. endrikendrika, manaratsy.
Dérivations 
Mots composés, titres, noms 

Entrée fôsa
Partie du discours nom
Explications en malgache  [Rakotosaona 1975] [Taisaka, Tanosy] volana fahadimy amin'ny taona
Explications en français [ fosa ] [Deschamps 1936] [Taisaka] mois de mai
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