Oneida Words & Phrases

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uyʌ:tane̲’

berries are done

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teyohyahyotsis

sour fruit

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ʌsata:yálite̲

can fruit

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wa’katnan̲e̲’

I filled (a basket)

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ashé:nute̲

basket

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yohahe:súse̲̲’

long rows

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Kahʌtowá:n

big field

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kahʌ:táyʌ̲

field

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7 Wé:ne tsi’ nʌ kukwité:ne tsi’ nʌ é:so yontlatute’ nén kalutó:tu̲

it must be springtime because there are a lot of leaves on the trees.

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6 O’nu:wa: kʌ ʌsátste’ nén ʌsata’slú:ni̲

are you going to use the strips of black ash when you make a basket?