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See also: Kōleka

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Vernacular form of the biblical Doreka (Dorcas).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /koˈle.ka/, [koˈlɛkə]

Proper nounEdit

Koleka

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 185
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Koleka ( which may also stand for Kōleka) occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 9 women and 1 man.