Sentence Examples

  • The use of the kava root, here called yanggona, from which the well-known national beverage is made, is said to have been introduced from Tonga.
  • Tobacco, maize, sweet potatoes, yams, kava, taro, beans and pumpkins, are the principal crops.
  • In the Fly River region, kava, prepared from Piper methysticum, is drunk without any of the ceremonial importance associated with it in Polynesia.
  • KAVA (CAVA or AvA), an intoxicating, but non-alcoholic beverage, produced principally in the islands of the South Pacific, from the roots or leaves of a variety of the pepper plant (Piper methysticum).
  • The drunkenness produced by kava is of a melancholy, silent and drowsy character.

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