Malia

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See also: malia and Mâlia

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Malia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Pycnonotidae – a single passerine species Malia grata, found in Sulawesi.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Malia

  1. A female given name derived from Hawaiian Malia.

Usage notes[edit]

In regular use among anglophones in Hawaii since the 1970s.

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The spoken form of Maria, the Hawaiian biblical equivalent of English Mary.

Proper noun[edit]

Malia

  1. A female given name.

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