Oneida Words & Phrases

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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?

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Tehutkwan̲e̲’

they are having a dance

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Wa’tyutú:kote̲’

she graduated

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Wa’thatú:kote̲’

he graduated

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Wa’tesatú:kote̲’

you graduated (passed a grade)

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Lutawyáth̲a̲

the students