Oneida Words & Phrases

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tasataoyát

enter (come on in)

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isi’ yonhakalú:te̲

there is the door

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náhte’ tesatuhútsyoni̲

what do you need?

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satnutút nyá:lek̲w̲e̲

wait a minute

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luwatiya’takenhas

he or she is helping them

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ʌwatú:kʌ akuya’takenha̲’

can I help you?

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shekoli skʌna’kó: kʌ́

hello, are you at peace?

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kheya'takenhas ukwe:hu:we̲

helping the original people

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wahsakayu:tese̲’

thundering (month)

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luhyohkawí:nese̲’

they are fishing