tālava by Cook Islands Maori Database | Jun 8, 2014 | Pukapuka | 0 comments n. cross-rafter, purlin, rafter on which thatch or roofing iron rests. Tautau ake te kete nā ki te tālava o te wale nā. Please hang the basket on the purlin of the house. 126.96.36.199. Roof Related to tālava Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.