kava

Pacific Islands - A plant from which an intoxicating. Drink is brewed: the drink so brewed. The Tongans say that a poor couple, Fevanga and Fenala, killed and cooked their baby daughter, Kavaonau, to feed the god Loa in a time of famine. He ordered that the head and body should separately receive a chief's burial. From the head came the first kava plant and from the body came the sugar cane. In some accounts, referred to as kava, Kaba, Kaba, Kava or Russian Chuvash.

Kava

Persian - A smith-god. Occasionally referred to as Kava, Kaba, Kaba or Russian Chuvash.

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