Oneida Words & Phrases

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ʌtekheyú: náhte’ wakí

I will give it to them what I have

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katukwe’tiyóstha’ tyótkut

I always try to be a good person

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kheya’takénhas

I help them or her

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Oskanhe’ yukniyo:té: nen teyakyatátisnye

together the two of us work we take care of each other

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Tyótkut tewaktíhʌ nen akwa:tsil̲é̲

always I care about my family

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ni’ khenolúkhwa akwa:tsil̲é̲

I love my family

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Shekolí tsi’ ni wakatshánu:ni̲

hello I am so happy

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laksótha̲

my grandfather

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aksótha̲

my grandmother

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né: ka’í:kʌ aknulhá

this is my mother