Skip Navigation Links

rongo (rangona)

rongo (rangona): hear, smell, taste

Kua rongo rātou i te kai.
They (3/+) have tasted the food.
- this is an example of an active sentence

rongo using takes ‘i’ but can sometimes take ‘ki’.

Kua rangona e koe tērā harurutanga?
Did you hear that resounding sound?
- this is an example of a passive sentence


Learn more about Te Kupu o te Wiki and Māori Language Week


Footer