Entry ampemby
Part of speech noun
Explanations in Malagasy  [Rakotosaona 1975] [Taimoro] taho, eran-tanan'ila, zarana (antsy, ets)

Entry ampemby
Part of speech noun
Explanations in Malagasy  [Rajemisa 1985] Zavamaniry sahalahala amin' ny katsaka
Explanations in English  [Richardson 1885] a plant extensively cultivated; the grain resembles peeled rice and is eaten; the stalk is used in making fences, etc. Doura or Indian millet. Sorghum vulgare, Pers. Same as variampemby (Bets.), and varifemba (Betsim.).
Explanations in French  [Boiteau 1997] [Betsileo, Merina, Sakalava, Tankarana, Tsimihety] Nom général des sorghos. On cultive, outre Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers. et Sorghum caffrorum (Retz) P. Beauv., Sorghum roxburghii Stapf. (Poaceae). Graines alimentaires.
Vocabulary 
Scientific name Sorghum caffrorum, Sorghum halepense, Sorghum roxburghii
Synonyms variampemby ~ varifemba
Examples  [Baiboly: 2.9.32] Fa ny vary tritika sy ny ampemby no tsy mba naripaka, satria mbola fohy ireny.
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