Oneida Words & Phrases

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2. Nʌ ki’ ya’kahewe’ nén ahalihwahsahw̲ʌ̲

It is now time to tell of the male responsibility.

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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.

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yutkuhsolokta̲’

mask

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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