Kalai

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See also: Kalaʻi and kālai

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spoken form of the biblical Sarai (Sarai).

Proper noun[edit]

Kalai

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 186
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kalai ,which might also stand for Kalaʻi or Kālai ("carver"), occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 16 women and 5 men.