Oneida Words & Phrases

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Tho yʌkéhseke’

Will you be there?

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Kátsha’ yʌséhseke’

Where will you be?

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tho kʌ yeheséskwe’

Were you there?

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Kátsha’ nu: nihséhskwe’

Where were you?

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Kátsha’ nihséhse̲’

Where are you?

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Yah tho tyakésheke’

I won’t be there

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yah tho tyehekéskwe’

I was not there

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Tho yehekéhskwe’

I was there

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Kʌ tho i:kéhse̲’

I am here

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Hao’ swatekhú:ni̲

All of you, come and eat