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EtymologyEdit

Vernacular form of the biblical Loisa (Lois).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lo̯ˈi.ka/, [lo̯ˈikə]

Proper nounEdit

Loika

  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 Loika occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 2 women and 2 men.