Oneida Words & Phrases

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swʌ:tát

one week

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swahsútat

one night

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swʌhnislat

one day

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kwa’suteke̲

night time

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kwʌ’teke̲

day time

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astehtsi̲'

morning

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yo'kalas

evening

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Hʌ é:so ki’ kanyé:yʌ̲

Yes there is a lot of snow (on the ground)

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2. Yothó:le kʌ tsi’ nú: thanákehl̲e̲’

Is is cold where he lives?

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1. Otholé:ke né: nu: thanakehle’ shakó:wihe̲’

Santa Claus lives up north.