Oneida Words & Phrases

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teyohwískwat

it is slippery

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teyohwísute̲’

it is icy

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tehute’slehtahélha̲’

sleigh riding

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tehutatenyʌtóya’aks

they are throwing snow at each other

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owisá:ke tehutshikwa’eks

hockey

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tehuta’kétsta̲’

skating

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yotsistóhkwal̲e̲’

star

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tʌtwatatawiní

(we all) exchange gifts (with each other)

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shako:wíhe̲’

santa claus (he who gives)

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skʌ:nʌ́: kʌhák tsi’ yohutsya:té̲

there is peace on earth