ʻIwalani

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ʻiwa (frigatebird), a symbol of beauty + lani (sky) = "royal frigatebird".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔi.vaˈla.ni/, [ʔiʋəˈlɐni]

Proper noun[edit]

ʻIwalani

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular during the first half of the 20th century. Also the name of an inter-island steamer.

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