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mārama(tia)

to understand

Kua mārama koe ki te pātai?
Have you understood the question?
- this is an example of an active sentence

Kua mārama au ki tōu whakautu.
I've understood your response. 
- this is an example of an active sentence

māramatia te whakamātautau e koe?
Was the test understood by you? (Did you understand the test?)
- this is an example of a passive sentence

 


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