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Lani

  1. (chiefly US) A female given name borrowed from Hawaiian.
    • 1940 Hearst's International combined with Cosmopolitan, v.109, July-December 1940, page 106
      Until then he had not thought of following Lani Aldrich to Honolulu. He had been so sure that she would return to him.
  2. (rare) A male given name.
    • 2002 Carol Plum-Ucci, What Happened to Lani Garver, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 0152168133, page XI
      Lani pronounced his name Lonny, and someone told me it had been spelled that way at one time. - - - Lonny is a boy's name. Who knows what Lani is?

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

lani (sky; royalty). Also a short form of the numerous Hawaiian compound names ending in -lani.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈla.ni/, [ˈlɐni]

Proper nounEdit

Lani

  1. A female given name.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

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