Oneida Words & Phrases

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4_Yah káti’ kʌ kahuwé:ya̲:

Isn’t it the black ash?

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5_Náhte’ káti’ né: na’kalutotʌ twalutota’ nʌ wʌhnislowá:n

What kind of tree do we put up at the big day or christmas?

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6_Wé:ne kwi ohnéhta̲’

I guess it is the evergreen

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7_Waksohkwalukóna ki’ tsi’ tkalutote’ nen onú:kala̲’

I am going to gather nuts at the hickory tree

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1. Owisá:ke né: tehonatwiskwa’tuháti latiksa’shúh̲a̲

The children are sliding on the ice.

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2. Wahsatlolóka’ kʌ owisá:ke tehutshikwa’eks

Are you going to watch the hockey game?

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3. Ni:yót né: tehutatenyʌtoya’aks latiksa’shúha̲

Look at the children throwing snow at each other.

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4. Onutahalá:ke ki’ né: tehute’slehtahélh̲a̲’

They are sleigh riding on the hill

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5. Tekyatakhétsta’ ki’ nén tekniksa

The two girls are skating

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6. Tsi’ na’teyowihskwat owaháke̲

The road is slippery