Oneida Words & Phrases

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yutsholyatha̲’

bowl

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Tsha’tekohsélha̲’

February (Midwinter)

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Tewʌhníslya’ks

March (the day is cut in two)

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Wahsakayu:té:se̲’

April (it’s thundering)

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Latiyʌ́thos

May (they plant)

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Awʌhíhte̲’

June (strawberries)

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Ohyótshel̲i̲’

July (green beans)

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Onʌ́stase̲’

August (new corn)

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Yeyʌthókwas

September (someone harvests)

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Yutékhwayʌh̲e̲’

October (someone store's food)