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.
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hulang v to break through ?? Ko moon-ing on ka ogna-asna-as, ogpatokod to nokoghulanghulang on. When there are many [grubs] which are making a whispering noise, it indicates that the grubs in the palm trunk have broken through [to each other]. [When grubs are cultivated in a palm log, the beetles lay eggs in notches several feet apart. When the grubs hatch, they eat through the log until the separate groups break through to the other knotched areas.]
oguk v To make a gurgling or rumbling (or clicking??) sound, as one's stomach from hunger, or grubs in a palm log. Kai ka su ogpamminog a to gotok nu ko maniò to og-o-oguk ka gotok nu. Du-on bua biak nu. Come here because I will listen to your stomach if your stomach growls. Maybe you have worms. 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, rumbling [sounds], then we split knotched pula palm log and we see many grubs which are squirming.
tokod v 1To recognize. Wà ka tokora su niglobag ka bo-bò nu. You were’nt recognized because your mouth was swollen. see fr.: tolom 2; see fr.: abin 5.1; osyn: tilaa 2; see: tilala. 2acknowledge 3cause to be acknowledged Ko nigtokoran a nu rod no duma nu, songo nigtokod nu rod si Unisimu. Ka tabak to so-ini, “Maniò to konò ki ogtokod to duma ta rod.” If you acknowledge me as your companion, you also have acknowleged Unisimu. The response to this is, “Why shouldn't we acknowledge [him] when [he] is also our companion?” [The word for “recognize” is often used in the sense of “acknowledge”. DB said that in the following exchange, if a person did not respond to the challenge to recognize/acknowledge someone, it would imply that the person did not care for us any more. (ck TA is tenses of example are correct as recorded.)] 4Cause to be recognized, as a name igpatokod to ngaran cause [someone's] name/position to be acknowleged [as great] 5imply Ko konò ki ogkasagman to duma ta, ogpatokod to mariù ki kandin. If our companion does not pay attention to us, he is letting us know (lit.causing us to recognize) that we are not closely related to him. [The form below would be a deliberate action.] 6To let someone know something, that is, to indicate Ko moon-ing on ka alibutod no ogna-asna-as, ogpatokod to nokoghulanghulang on to galung no pula. When there are many grubs which are making a whispering noise, it lets us know that the [grubs] in the palm trunk have broken through [to each other] knotched palm. Ko oglanos on ka tibolus to agoloy, ogpatokod to ogtasikan ka agoloy. If the tassels(s) wilt, it indicates (lit. causes to be recognized) that the corn is being blighted/diseased.