Oneida Words & Phrases

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alá:sek

elderberry

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yonu’slaké:tote̲’

squash

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onú:tsi̲

cabbage

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onikwʌhtla’ nikahtehló:tʌ̲

beet

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teyotsho’kwakwe’nú:ni̲

walnuts

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otsinkhwala’ nikahtehló:tʌ̲

carrots

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1. Ʌsatnʌstatate’ kʌ nén onʌhakʌ́:late̲

Are you going to dry the Indian corn?

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2. Hʌ: tho’ nʌ ʌwá:tu né: ʌkatlanú:ni̲

Yes, then I can make cornsoup

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3. Ʌwá:tu kʌ alá:sek wá:yat ʌsatna’talú:ni̲

Can you make elderberry pie?

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5. Ʌsatsható: kʌ nén yonu’slaké:tote̲’

Are you going to bury the squash?