ʻEwa

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See also: ewa and Ewa

Hawaiian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔe.va/, [ˈʔɛʋə]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Hebrew חַוָּה(khava) .

Proper noun[edit]

ʻEwa

  1. Eve (wife of Adam)
  2. A female given name.

Etymology 2[edit]

ʻewa (crooked, unjust)

Proper noun[edit]

ʻEwa

  1. A locality west of Pearl Harbor, used as a direction in Honolulu.
    ʻAʻole au i hele ma ʻEwa — I did not go in the direction of ʻEwa.

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