Oneida Words & Phrases

Select a category in the drop down menu to simplify phrase listing. Please note to avoid any confusion I have removed the phonetic spelling used to help with pronunciation from our feature image for this page.

All

Play Audio

kalihwíy̲o̲

good message

Play Audio

kanushésn̲e̲

longhouse

Play Audio

kʌtyóhkwa̲

people

Play Audio

tehutanʌhelá:tuhe̲’

giving thanks

Play Audio

5. Yʌhʌshawe’ kʌ onu’usláko yetsistalakhwa̲’

Are you going to take a pumpkin lantern?

Play Audio

4. Hʌ wé:ne kwi laskan akwʌnya’ ʌkatse̲’

Yes I’m going to put on a skeleton costume.

Play Audio

3. Ʌsahste’ kʌ yohtlut akwʌnya’

Are you going to wear a scary costume?

Play Audio

2. Nʌ ki’ ya’kahewe’ nén ahalihwahsahw̲ʌ̲

It is now time to tell of the male responsibility.

Play Audio

1. Nʌ ki’ kanana’kene nʌ ya’kahewe’ ahutekhwaló:loke̲’

It is now fall or the start of the male season and it is time to have a feast.

Play Audio

yutkuhsolokta̲’

mask