Oneida Words & Phrases

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latitsyayé:nas

they are catching fish

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kayʌhakta

near the river

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aslí:ye̲

string

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1_nʌ ki’ kukwité:ne nʌ ya’kahewe’ tsi’ nihuyohkawiné:se̲

it is now spring, it is time to fish

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2_Sanúhte’ kʌ náhte’ lutsta nʌ uhoyóhkawin̲e̲

do you know what they use when they fish?

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3_hʌ asliyé: kʌs ataslá:ke wahʌnohalʌ̲

yes they put a string on a stick

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4_su’weskwanihe’ kʌ nise: asahyohkawin̲e̲

do you like (enjoy) to fish?

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5_hʌ tatki’ wʌhnisli:yo̲

yes if it is a nice day

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6_katsha’ kʌs nu: wahsayohkawinesa̲’

where do you go to fish?

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7_tho ki' kahyʌhaku̲

at the river