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Kalua

See also: kalua and kālua

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

ka (the) + lua (second one, companion; pit); also a short form of compound given names beginning thus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈlu.a/, [kəˈluwə]

Proper nounEdit

Kalua

  1. A female given name.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A surname​.

Usage notesEdit

  • The most common name of Hawaiian women in 19th century marriage records.

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