Oneida Words & Phrases

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kayalo:tu̲

tents

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latiksa’shuha tehuleluhe’

children racing

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kohsá:tʌs tekuleluhe’

race horses

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6. Tah só:tsi’ yohsno:le tsi’ tewahkwatá:ses̲

No it goes around too fast.

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5. Ihselhe’ kʌ a:satítan yakotsihalatenyatha̲’

Are you going on the twirl ride?

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4. Hʌ́: swahyó:wane’ wá:yat i:kelhe’ takatna’talakʌ́:ni̲

Yes, I have an apple pie for the contest.

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3. Sá:yʌ kʌ wá:yat tasatna’talakʌ́n̲i̲

Do you have a pie for the pie contest?

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2. Hʌ: i:kelhe’ takatkʌnyéhsa’ atsyók

Yes, I want to go to the fair later.

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1. Wa’tehshatkʌnyéhsa’ kʌ nu’uwa̲’

Are you going to the fair this time?

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tehutkʌnyéhse̲’

fair