Oneida Words & Phrases

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ahsʌ niwashʌ uska

thirty first

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tetyó:kalahse̲’

dark night

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laskan

skeleton or ancestors gone ahead

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onu’uslako:

pumpkin

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yohtlut akwʌnya’

scary costume

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lathʌtó:lihe̲’

scarecrow

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yohsutáhtlut

halloween or hallows eve

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ʌhalihwahsahw̲ʌ̲

Tells of male responsibility.

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wahutekhwaló:lok

They are having a feast.

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kanana’ken̲e̲

starting of the male season or "fall"