Oneida Words & Phrases

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yotunisu

it is ripe

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aetwasahé:taku̲

to pick beans

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ohyótsheli̲

butter beans

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é:lhal khále’ takós ki’ swatyehlʌ kanúsku ni nákehle̲’

sometimes the dog and cat live in the house

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kátsha’ kayʌ kanúsku kutinakehle̲’

which ones live in the house?

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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