na-asna-as v 1To whisper. 2The reason for whispering. Ka igna-asna-as ni Utù to alukuy rin to oyow konò ogkataga ka inoy rin woy amoy to ogduma sikandin to amigu rin no oghondiò to Manila. The reason Utù is whispering to to his friend is so that his mother and father will not know that he will accompany his friend to go to Manila. Ogsaparan ta to, “Nokoy ka igmanna-asna-asoy now? Hirogò kow on su matanob on no mausilom.” We rebuke them with, “What are you whispering about? Go to sleep now because it is already late at night.” 3To whisper to each other. Ka otow, ko du-on ignangon din to duma rin ogna-asna-as dò ka ogkagi to talinga to duma rin ko nokoy [ka] igholos dan no darua rò kandan ka nataga to sabut dan. A person, if he has something to tell his companion, he will just whisper what he is saying into the ear of his companion whatever it is they are hiding and just [the] two of them know about their agreement. Sikaniu, konò kow ogpa-agbot ka ogna-asna-as su du-on on noirogò. You, don't whisper so loudly because there are those who are sleeping. 4To make a whispery (soft hissing??) sound, such as that of the soft sound of grubs in a tree trunk. Ko moon-ing ka na-asna-as woy og-o-oguk no oggusi-on tad ka galung ta no pula no ogkito-on tad ka moon-ing no alibutod no og-aliboodbood on. When there are many [grubs] which are making whispery and gurgling [sounds], then we split knotched pula palm log and we see many grubs which are squirming.