Kaila

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A rare name of Yiddish origin (קיילה (kaila)), but in modern use a spelling variant of Kayla.

Proper noun[edit]

Kaila

  1. A female given name.
    • 1982 Kate Simon, Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood, Viking Press, ISBN 0670192392, page 23:
      How we got to Kate I don't know. My mother must have sought it to keep as clear as possible the link to her grandmother Kaila, not realizing how intensely Catholic a name it then was.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of multiple origins, including a Häme dialectal form of kaisla (rush).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Kaila

  1. A surname​.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Kaila (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative Kaila Kailat
accusative nom.? Kaila Kailat
gen. Kailan
genitive Kailan Kailojen
Kailainrare
partitive Kailaa Kailoja
inessive Kailassa Kailoissa
elative Kailasta Kailoista
illative Kailaan Kailoihin
adessive Kailalla Kailoilla
ablative Kailalta Kailoilta
allative Kailalleˣ Kailoilleˣ
essive Kailana Kailoina
translative Kailaksi Kailoiksi
instructive Kailoin
abessive Kailatta Kailoitta
comitative Kailoineen

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kaila (style),a loan word from English; can also be construed as ka (the) + ila (dark birthmark; darkness; seedling) .

Proper noun[edit]

Kaila

  1. A female given name .

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