‘ongo‘ongo1, v.i. Stink (esp. of the stench of urine and similar fetid odours).
Kua ‘ongo‘ongo tēia ‘ārikiriki i te mimi o te pēpe.
These nappies stink of the baby’s urine;
I te ‘ongo‘ongo‘anga taua ngā‘ī ra i te mimi o te ‘oro‘enua, kua tāpoki ‘aia ki te one tea.
As the place was stinking with the horse’s urine, he covered it with sand;
Nō te ‘ongo‘ongo, nō reira ‘aia i kite ei ē ‘e puakani‘o tei roto i tāna ‘āua.
He could tell from the smell that there was a goat in his paddock. [‘ongo1 RR.]