Oneida Words & Phrases

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1. ukwehú:w̲e̲

original person

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2. Kátsha' nu: tesnákehl̲e̲

Where do you reside?

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6. Hʌ: kwah nyo kwi: né: lohstelist

Yes, and he was funny.

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5. Wahetshalóloke’ kʌ otsistóhkwa wahó:sele’ nén tékni teyokahkwʌtute̲’

Did you watch the clown ride the two wheeler?

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4. Hʌ: é:so kih

Yes, there are a lot.

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3. E:so kʌ kayá:lotu̲

Is there a lot of tents?

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2. Tah otsistohkwa ni: wa’kheyatloloke̲’

No, I watched the clowns.

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1. Wahsatloloke’ kʌ nén kohsa:tʌs tekuleluhe’

Did you watch the horse races?

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tékni teyokahkwʌ́:tute̲’

bicycle or two wheeler

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otsistóhkwa

clown