Oneida Words & Phrases

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tehsahyakʌ:sel̲

peel the fruit

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katshetaku setan

put in the jar

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snú:tek

put the lid on

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yutekhwayʌ:he’ nikaha:w̲í̲:

storing food time

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7. Hʌ: tahnuwi: wa’ketsyá:kʌ̲

Yes, and I worked very hard.

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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.