Oneida Words & Phrases

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ʌkatá:yalihte̲’

for me to can

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ʌsata:yalíte̲’

for you to can

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ʌyolhʌne̲

tomorrow

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kawistokwanʌsta̲

freezer

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ʌkwisto:kwanʌste̲’

I will freeze it

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kʌtyohkwá:nʌ̲

a lot of people

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1. Atsyók wakahyákha’ awʌhíhte’ ʌwá:tu tʌ:yakwatahyá:lite’ ʌyokalawe̲’

I am going to pick strawberries afterwhile so that we can have some tonight

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2. Okna’ kʌ yohyáli̲

are the berries ripe already?

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3. Hʌ́: nʌki’ yohyáli̲

Yes the berries are ripe

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4. Wé:ni kwi: ʌyolhʌne’ ni: ʌkahyakha I:sʌ takatahyalihte̲’

I guess I will go and pick berries tomorrow so I can have some berries too.