Kaiwi

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ka (the) + iwi (bone), symbolic of life and old age.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaj.vi/, [ˈkɐjʋi]
  • (rapid speech) IPA(key): [ˈkɛjʋi]

Proper noun[edit]

Kaiwi

  1. A channel between Oahu and Molokai.
  2. A male given name, sometimes also given to women.
  3. A surname​.

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