Oneida Words & Phrases

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a'no:wál

turtle

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olú:ya̲’

Blue

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oswʌ́:ta̲’

black

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7. Yaweku' se'wah

It sure is good.

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6. Kwa’ nyo uhte wahyáku

The berries must be real good.

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5. Tákʌ kwi ʌsesa’nikulhʌ yʌsanutaklitslú:ti̲

Don't forget to add sugar.

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4. Nʌ ki’ ʌwá:tu ʌtawahyá:lite̲’

We can have mashed berries now.

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3. Kwah nyo wahyowá:nʌse̲’

The berries are sure big.

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2. Sanúte’ kʌ tsi’ kʌ’niyohʌtesha’ tsi’ nú: niwatunyá:ta’ nén awʌhíhte̲’

Do you know that strawberries grow on a short plant?

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1. Nʌ ki’ yahkahewe’ tsi’ niyuhyawas nén awʌhíhte̲’

It's now time to pick strawberries.