taka4, n. Thing of importance.
Nāringa ‘aia ē ko tēta‘i taka tangata kua tauturu mai rāi ‘a ia.
If he were someone of importance he’d have helped alright;
Ā tēta‘i taka tangata koe!
As if you were somebody important!;
‘Ea‘a, ko tēta‘i takā-‘are tēnā ka moumou ei koe?
Is it such an important house that you are so concerned about it?