Oneida Words & Phrases

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tsi’ ní wʌhnislo:tʌse̲’

The kind of day (weather)

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yohtánawʌ atslunya’khwa̲

warm clothing

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Snow is twirling around.

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they are hunting

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there is snow on the ground

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it is cold

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7. Sanute’ kʌ tsi’ nʌ ya’kahewe’ tsi’ na’teyutatáwihe̲’

Do you know it is time to exchange gifts?

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6. Tah tsi’ ki’ ní: tkakwaheleko nú: wahke̲’

No! I am going where there’s lots to eat(or feast)

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5. Wahslutotakó:na’ káti’ kʌ

Are you going to the Christmas concert?

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4. Oskanú:tu né: ʌthatilú:tʌ shakó:wihe’ lá:osleht waté:slehse̲’

reindeer will pull Santa’s sleigh