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EtymologyEdit

Vernacular form of the Hawaiian biblical ʻAbigaila (Abigail).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔa.pi.kaˈʔi.la/, [ʔəpikəˈʔilə]

Proper nounEdit

ʻApikaʻila

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 184
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Apikaila (in the old orthography) occurs in 19th-century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 5 women.