Oneida Words & Phrases

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ʌtilu laya’tahawe̲’

he is holding a raccoon

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shakolihunyʌníhe’ ahutlístay̲ʌ̲’

he is teaching about trapping

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yakote’wá:lute’ oskanútu̲

she is frying the deer meat

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tehni’walulith̲a̲’

cut the meat

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lowanikwʌsátahkwas oskanu:tu̲

draining the blood off the deer

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lakahlostatáhkwas

he is gutting the deer

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oskanu:tú laya’tihal̲e̲’

the deer is hanging

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kayelihatut kwi ʌskuk

see you Thursday

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hetsha’takénha’ yahashʌ thí:kʌ̲

you help carry that (item)

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se’nikulalak thí:kʌ̲

be careful with that!