Oneida Words & Phrases

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kwayatalukwas kayatuhsli Onʌyota’á:ka thokʌ́ yá:t

cutting the paper (that says Oneida)

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yela’natakwa kayatuhsel̲i̲

tape the papers

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tsyalehkwa’kʌ a:ukwistyo’kwa nʌstuke’ tsi’ náhe’ yoswá:u né: tsi’ nikawela’shatste̲’

I almost froze while the lights were off because it is so windy

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wa’ukwaswahse’ né: tsi’ nikawela’shátste̲’

our lights went out because it’s so windy

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tsi’ nikawela’shátste̲’

it's very windy

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yowelú:tu̲

windy

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yohsutatlʌt

scary night

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lá:okwʌnya’

his costume

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akokwʌnya’

her costume

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akwakwʌnya’

my costume