Oneida Words & Phrases

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6. Hʌ: okni’ i:se̲’

Yes, did you?

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5. Wa’tehsatu:kóhte’ kʌ

Did you graduate?

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4. Tah ahsuki te’wakatya’tawihtsláyʌ tatnú:wa’ ʌyolhʌne’ kanatá:ke wa’yakne’ aknúlha

No I don't have a dress yet maybe tomorrow my mother and I are going uptown.

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3. Nʌ kʌ sá:yʌ: atyá:tawiht tsi’ káyʌ satstá:n̲e̲’

Do you have a dress yet that you are going to wear?

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2. Né: tho:ne’ kwi: tehutkwáne’ tsi’ tyutatlihunyʌnitha̲’

They will have a dance at the school.

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1. Ne: ka’i:kʌ nikaha:wi nale’ wa’kwatolishʌ yakwatayatha̲’

This is the time of the year that the students take a holiday from school.

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ka’slehtés

limousine

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Wa’ketsyá:kʌ̲

I worked very hard

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Atyá:tawiht

a dress

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Wa’tesatkwá:na’ kʌ

are you going to the dance?