Oneida Words & Phrases

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tsi' niwakahʌtí:yo ó:nʌste sanʌstayʌtho kʌ ni í:s̲e̲

I have a real good crop of corn, did you plant corn?

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kaheló:tu̲

rows of corn

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ohel̲a̲

corn stalk

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kanʌhʌta̲

dried sweet corn

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onʌhakʌ́:late̲’

Indian corn

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sayʌ́th̲o̲

you have planted

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wakyʌ́tho

I have planted

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á:utunisan̲e̲’

to mature(or ripen)

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tetsyá:lu̲

both

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yahakwa tewakʌtí:yo̲

my crop is not very good