rongo (rangona)

hear, smell, taste, feel

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

rongo using takes ‘i’ to mark its direct object, but can sometimes take ‘ki’.

I rangona e koe tērā haruru?
Did you hear/feel that rumble?
- this is an example of a passive sentence