Oneida Words & Phrases

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2. Wata’klokwaskó: wʌhni’tatati’ latina’tukhwa’ nén lotikstʌhoku

the elders call it the big snow moon.

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wata’klokwaskó: wʌhni’tatati

big snow moon

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latikalatuhe’ wʌhni’tatati

storytelling moon

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1. Nʌ kʌ lató:lats nén lanikʌtluh̲a̲

Is the young man hunting?

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1. Lutó:lats kʌ nén kʌ’nitotiyʌsah

Are the young men hunting?

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They are hunting.

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4. Wakheya’takenhása’ nén kutikhú:ni̲h̲e̲’

I am going to help the cooks.

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3. Wa’katahusatata’ ki’ nén kalihwí:yo̲

I am going to listen to the good message.

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1. Kanuhsésne kʌ wáhse̲’

Are you going to the longhouse?

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let us give thanks