Malia

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See also: malia and Mâlia

Translingual[edit]

Malia grata recondita 1898.jpg

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Malia f

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

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hawaiian Malia (Mary) and in some cases from Mālia (calm).

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Malia

  1. A female given name.

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.

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  • IPA(key): /maˈli.a/, [məˈlijə]

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Malia

  1. A female given name.

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