Kāwika

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Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of the biblical Dāvida (David).

Proper noun[edit]

Kāwika

  1. A male given name.
    • 1870s-1880s, Chant for King David Kalākaua, M.K.Pukui - S.H.Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1986, page 38:
      Eia nō ʻo Kāwika, ēhē, ka heke aʻo nā pua, ēhē
      Here is David, ah, ah, the greatests of descendants, ah, ah

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