Hina

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See also: hina, hiná, ĥina, hiña, hīna, and -hina

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hina (prostrate; gray)

Proper noun[edit]

Hina

  1. (Hawaiian mythology) Any of a number of goddesses and legendary women, including a moon goddess.
  2. A female given name, sometimes also given to men.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 383
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Hina occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name of 35 women and 10 men.