aikane

noun
ai·​ka·​ne | \ ī-ˈkä-nē\
plural -s

Definition of aikane

Hawaii
: a good friend : chum

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First Known Use of aikane

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aikane

Hawaiian aikāne

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