Oneida Words & Phrases

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ha o:nʌ̲

Go! or Action!

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tsya tal o:nʌ̲

picture is ready

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kaya’tálh̲a̲’

camera

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7. Kahule’ ki’ khále’ onʌya ʌhunutste tsi’ lutó:lats

They are going to use a gun and bullets for their hunt.

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6. Tah yeya’akta kih lútsta̲

No, they are using the spear.

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5. Lútsta káti kʌ nén kánhya̲’

Are they using the flint?

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4. Hʌ tahnú: a’ʌna khále’ kayúkwile’ lútsta̲

Yes and they are using the bow and arrow.

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3. Lutó:lats káti kʌ nén lʌnukweshúh̲a̲

Are the men hunting?

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2. Hʌ wahatolátha’ kih

Yes he is going hunting.

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1. Nʌ kʌ lató:lats nén lanikʌtluh̲a̲

Is the young man hunting?