Malagasy

Malagasy: Medical 1 – Major Organs

Major Organs

fo heart
[word + ] am-po “to heart” manao zavatra am-po – to do something by heart
atidoha brain
havokavoka lungs
aty liver
tatavia bladder
voa kidneys
afero gallbladder
sarakaty pancreas
kambo tsinay appendix kambo – a growth or swelling

kamboty – orphan

kambo tenda – a tumor in the neck

kambon’orona – a tumor in the nose

lalandrivotra trachea rivotra – air/wind

lalana – road / route / conduct

spleen
hazon-damosina
tadin’ny hazon-damosina
spinal cord
tiroida thyroid
vavony stomach
tsinay lehibe
tsinay be
large intestine
tsinay kely small intestine
hoditra skin

 

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