Oneida Words & Phrases

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kanata’kékha

sparrow

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tsiskó:ko’

robin

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otsi’nkwalá

goldfinch

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Laulau

hummingbird

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7 Ok nén kohkwá:e

7 what about the quail or bobwhite?

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6 Onikwʌhtala: ki’ nén kohslakweku kʌ’ lʌ:nése̲’

6 cardinals stay here all winter.

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5 Náhte’ káti’ né: na’katsi’tʌ’slotʌ kʌ’ kunese’ kohslakwé:ku̲

5 what kind of birds stay all winter?

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4 Talu’kó: kwi nén ʌti nyekunese’ nʌ kanana’kene̲

4 Ducks go south in the fall.

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3 Náhte’ káti’ né: na’katsitʌ’slotʌ’ nén ʌti nukwá nyekunese’ nén kananakene̲

3 what kind of birds go south in the fall?

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2 Né: ki’ nén atú:nyote’ kwah tkuwalihowanáhtu

2 it is the eagle they hold most high