tokow 1v To do something suddenly. Du-on allow no nigsulungan a to darua no tabu-uan no nigtokow nigsogod koddì. There was a day when I was attacked by two wasps which suddenly stung me. [In the intentive mode, this is used more often of taking someone by surprise or deliberately startling them. In non-intentive mode we can be startled such as when someone enters a room without our having heard them.] see fr.: bokas 4. 2v To be taken by surprise. Ogkatokawan ki to nigkita ta ka songo otow Ogkatokow ki rò du-on. We are taken by surprise that we have seen someone. We are simply surprised, that's all. Natokow ki su warò ki no-inso-i. We were taken by surprise because we had not been asked [about it]. 3v To surprise each other. Ko nokogtagbu koy to tikù no dalan, nokogtokow koy. Nokogdongan koy to nigkagi to, "Otow"! When we happened to meet each other at the curve of the path, we happened to take each other by surprise. We simultaneously said, “People!” 4v To deliberately take someone by surprise as in a surprise attack Ogpatokawan to og-alamaraan oyow ogko-ubus dan oghimatoy They cause [the house/village] to be taken by surprise when they have banded together in mass to attack so that all can, without exception, kill everyone. 5Natokow ki ki Amutatoy to’gpanumbaoy to bigtas to kausiloman. We were surprised at Amutatoy, that he came visiting at midnight.