Kelupaina

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of the biblical Terupaina (Tryphena).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ke.luˈpaj.na/, [keluˈpɐjnə]
  • (rapid speech) IPA(key): [keluˈpɛjnə]

Proper noun[edit]

Kelupaina

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Mary Kawena Pukui - Samuel H. Elbert, Hawaiian Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press 1971, page 186
  • Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Kelupaina occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 3 women.