Oneida Words & Phrases

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1. Né: kwi: nu’u:wa ʌyethina’tuni tsyokna’katsi’nuyotʌse̲’

We will name the different kinds of insects

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watlʌ:náyʌhe̲’

praying mantis

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otsi’nuwahéta̲’

earthworm

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tsistoka’tá:ne̲’

firefly

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slíkslik

cricket

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okalyahtá:ne̲’

mosquito

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tsistalak

grasshopper

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onhwalá:n̲e̲’

caterpiller

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kana:wʌ̲́:

butterfly

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tsinuhnéhklis

bee