Oneida Words & Phrases

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ohnakʌhsa̲’

white birch

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aslók

thorn

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wíhsu̲’

plum

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kanʌ’tú:sa’

hemlock pine

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tsyohsó:kwes

butternut

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e:lí̲

cherry

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tekanʌ’takwʌ́htʌ̲’

cedar

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7. Washeyatló:loke’ kati’ kʌ nén tsistoka’tá:n̲e̲’

Did you watch the fireflies?

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6. Wa’keyatló:loke’ nén kana:wʌ: kʌ’ latityenutyese̲’

I watched the butterflies flying around.

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5. Yah kati’ kʌ otsi’nuhwahé:ta̲’

isn’t it the earthworm