takava (-ia). by Cook Islands Maori Database | Nov 30, 1999 | Dictionary: Buse, Taringa, Moekaa | 0 comments Add salt to something make salty. Kua koumuumu tetai papaki no te pakari roa i te takavaiaanga o te kai. Some of them grumbled because the food had been too heavily salted. Related to takava (-ia). Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.