Oneida Words & Phrases

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otyake’ ki’ kanúsku kutinakehle̲’

some live in the house(animals)

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kátsha’ káti’ né: nú: nikutinakehle’ nén katshé:nʌ̲:

where do the domestic animals live?

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kalhaku né: kutinakehle’ nén kutilyó’shuha̲

wild animals live in the forest

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katshé:nʌ̲

domestic animals

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skʌhnaksʌ̲

fox

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kutilyo’shúha̲

wild animals

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ashʌ ki’ né: nahoti’talake nén Onʌyota’á:ka

Oneida people have three clans

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thayú:ni né: na’ako’taló:tʌ nén aksotha̲

wolf is my grandmother’s clan

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náhte’ kati né: na’ako’taló:tʌ nén sahsotha̲

what is your grandmother’s clan?

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a’nó:wal né: naho’taló:tʌ nén lake’niha̲

turtle is my fathers clan